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.
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.
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.
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.
Generally written contracts specify a date for completion of the works. Whichever method is used failure to complete the work by the specified date may leave the scaffolder open to employer's claims. This guidance outlines the circumstances and how different situations can be managed.
The supply of hoists, for the use of others, by scaffolding contractors as part of a typical scaffolding contract can give rise to a number of problems, particularly if the equipment is being cross hired from another supplier under the CPA terms and conditions. This guidance outlines the main issues and possible solutions.
This new guidance gives contractors help and assistance when taking on new operatives and reflects the latest rules and regulations following Brexit changes which came into force on July 1 2021.
This appendix follows guidance document CG12:19 Contract Clauses. The appendix contains a selection of additional (model) clauses (in respect of the Covid-19 pandemic) which businesses may wish to use when writing to clients regarding contractual matters.
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