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JCB Finance warns that a £500,000 – £875,000 tax saving opportunity is drawing to...

The Autumn Statement of 3rd December 2014 confirmed what had already been announced in the March 2014 Budget - a temporary increase in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) from £250,000 to £500,000 with it scheduled to revert back to £25,000 on 1st January 2016. The enhanced AIA of £500,000 is...
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Building a road to resilience

by Paul Bomke, Nathaniel Kendall-Taylor and David Cawthorpe. The on-going need to improve mental health outcomes globally and in Germany presents significant pressure on service organizations to design and implement innovative approaches (Bomke/Kendall-Taylor 2014, Bomke 2014 a, Bomke 2013). In an attempt to meet needs with resources that are becoming...
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Taking a Stand

Following significant concessions on carbon emission targets in the Approved Documents L to the Building Regulations in both England and Wales, there were serious concerns that Scotland would choose to follow suit with the revisions to Section 6 (energy) of the Building Standards. Instead, the Scottish Government has chosen...
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Fire Extinguisher Training

How to ensure your employees are prepared to deal with emergencies in the workplace? The most important thing is having an fire extinguisher training program in your actual workplace. Focus your training on the type of emergencies employees may really face. When it comes to extinguisher training, nothing compares to actual...
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Think Modern

For many years, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) have been the product of choice where thermal performance and construction predictability are an absolute priority. The highly insulated panels can be installed in a matter of weeks, kick-starting a project and creating a building shell which is highly airtight and has...
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Flying the Flag

At long last, the Approved Documents L to the Building Regulations for Wales (ADL 2014) have come into force. Much like the English Approved Documents, they bring a renewed focus on building fabric performance; however there are also several noticeable differences between the two Documents, both for domestic and...
JCB Finance

Competitive Finance on New September 2014 Vehicle Registrations

September vehicle registrations will soon be upon us - so this is a timely reminder that JCB Finance can finance all makes and models of cars and vehicles and probably save you money in the process. Remember that you can also claim Pound for Pound tax relief if you are...
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CDM2007 Design Risk Management Course

Association for Project Safety (APS) CDM2007 Design Risk Management Course The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM2007) require a cultural change in the management of health and safety by the construction project team, but particular emphasis is placed on the requirements for competence of designers, design co-ordination and communication of...
Coventry Council applies for school rebuilding fund

Council applies for school rebuilding fund

Coventry City Council has applied for government funding to rebuild or refurbish schools across the city. Coventry City Council is to apply for funding from the government's 'Priority School Building Programme' to rebuild or refurbished schools across the city. The programme forms part of the government's strategy to improve the conditions...

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