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.
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.
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.
This guidance outlines your legal requirements to charge interest on late payments, types of contracts it applies to, substantial remedies, date from which interest can be calculated.
This guidance outlines the differences between an estimate, quotation and tender and provides advice and recommendations on how to provide a well drafted quote.
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.
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 explains the increasingly common Early Payment Schemes, offered my main contractors to provide shorter payment terms in return for a discount on amounts charged. It provides information from the point of view of the sub-contractor, enabling them to make more reasoned decisions that best suit their company.
The reliance by the scaffolding contractor, on the skill and expertise of their operatives, will not relieve them of their responsibility for the adequacy of the design. This guidance outlines design criteria, training needs, insurance, ownership/copyright and common misconceptions when utilising a designer for scaffolding.
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