The purpose of this guidance note is to identify factors to consider when seeking to reclaim any part of the cost of work-related training incurred by the employer in respect of an employee who is leaving employment.
This guidance note sets out the information that the Scaffolding Company should seek from the Employer. This information will be used by the Scaffolding Company in order to produce their Quotation and will be the basis for their offer. It is important that the Scaffolding Contractor obtains as much information about the Project as possible prior to firming up their price in order to reduce the risk they are exposed to.
This guidance outlines the differences between an estimate, quotation and tender and provides advice and recommendations on how to provide a well drafted quote.
It is quite common for the employers of scaffolding companies to adjust the Applications for Payment / Invoices submitted by the scaffolder. The process is often referred to as setting-off. This guidance outlines the rules for setting-off and also offers guidance on potential remedies to the Scaffolding Company.
Other than for very small contracts most contracts of any size have a pre-contract meeting. The primary purpose of the meeting is often for the parties to clarify specific points in the enquiry and quotation. This guidance outlines items to be covered in the meeting, pitfalls and a recommended strategy.
Adjudication has over the past few years become the most popular form of dispute resolution in the construction industry. This guidance explains the process of adjudication and the steps you need to follow.
A licence is required in order to erect a scaffold on or above the public highway. The licence is issued under section 169 of the Highways Act 1980, generally by the highway authority responsible for the particular stretch of highway. This guidance indicates the type of information that may be required.
This guidance explains the definition of operating under the terms of the 'Construction Act'. Includes advice on contract terms and receiving payment under the scheme.
This guidance provides a comprehensive and useful list of areas within the business to focus on to ensure a scaffolding contractor remains profitable and in business.
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