Here, you'll find some of the latest updates for HSS Hire Group and what's happening in our industry. From COVID-19 information to site safety, our blogs aim to keep you in the loop with current headlines at the click of a button.

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Managing a construction site during and after Covid

With millions of people working from home, Covid-19 has taken a toll on the future. Even with lockdown restrictions easing, coronavirus will continue to have an impact on the way we live and work. The construction industry has taken a hit during the pandemic. Sites could remain open during the crisis, however, the effects of social distancing, infection rate, a shortage of supplies and increased costs still affected the trade. Now more than ever, it is crucial that businesses and their employees take the necessary measures to keep everyone safe.

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Looking Back at Lockdown: What Have Been the Effects on Construction?

As the UK looks to move into the next phase of re-opening the economy after lockdown, we want to take a look at how the changes over the last month, as well as the one’s which are coming next month, have affected the construction industry. Construction workers in England were allowed to start returning to work at the start of May, however since then there have been numerous changes across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland which either directly or indirectly impact the industry.

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Security Assessment For Sites & Empty Premises

There are likely many times throughout the year where you may find your building or site vacant for an extended period of time, or even just over the weekend. Whilst it is vacant it is particularly important to ensure your business security procedures are up to scratch to avoid any break ins. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought to light this issue even more, having shut down many businesses, buildings and work sites whilst the country went into lockdown. Whilst these businesses are now opening up once again, it has proven the importance of ensuring your business security is up to scratch for when your premises is vacant.


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