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30
Mar

CDM 2015: Construction Phase Plan

Under the new CDM 2015 requirements, a plan has to be created for any construction work. The construction phase plan should describe how the contractor will fulfil their responsibilities. Louise Hosking provides simple guidance.

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30
Mar

CDM 2015: Pre-Construction Information

Going forward it will be absolutely critical those in control of property obtain previous H&S files, O&M manuals, contaminated land searches, condition surveys and the like when property is bought, and pass them on when property is sold. Louise Hosking explains.

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23
Mar

CDM15 – H&S File: Don’t be Caught Out

What is the Health & Safety file required of domestic building work under the new CDM15 regs, effective 6th April 2015 Louise Hosking looks at the exact requirements and what your file should contain.

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19
Mar

ESOS – don’t get caught out!

You may have heard of ESOS, or you may have even received a letter from the Environment Agency to advise you must comply. Liz Ainslie discusses what ESOS is and what the implications are.

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18
Mar

2015 CDM Changes & Domestic Clients

With the green shoots of spring appearing, homeowners are keen to start building projects to capture the good weather and have projects completed in time for the summer. Louise Hosking discusses the new 2015 CDM changes, and how these will now affect homeowners commissioning building works.

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18
Feb

Schools and the Environment

Liz Ainslie discusses the increasing involvement of schools with environmental topics, including pursuit of green badges

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05
Sep

Latest Case Study – Comfort Controls

Comfort Controls helps to create energy efficient buildings that are safe, sustainable and beneficial to their occupants. The company achieves this by carefully managing the balance between the users requirements and their energy consumption.

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27
Feb

Legal Updates | February 2014

As part of keeping aware of legal updates, we always advise our clients to keep an eye on our Twitter feed which is where we will link you to news of legal and general updates as they happen.

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26
Feb

My Hosking: Are You A Member?

We are pleased to announce a new service the My Hosking Membership. Finally, a way to access all those templates you been looking for!

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26
Feb

Plastic bag charges commendable or confusing?

Recently in the news, there have been debates about the proposal for shops to charge for plastic bags in England. Over eight billion disposable carrier bags are used in England every year.

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