With cyber attacks becomingly more costly and targeted, complacency towards cyber security not only places contractors’ own systems at risk, but also that of suppliers and partners within their supply chain. Bryan Banbury, managing director of independent insurance broker Russell Scanlan, looks at how the lack of a robust cyber security strategy places contractors at risk of being excluded from supply chains.   

Air pollutants produced by vehicles are some of the most toxic on the planet, so LeaseVan.co.uk has revealed 17 easy ways drivers can curb their emissions whilst driving on British roads.

Global workwear brand Dickies is sponsoring this year’s SkillELECTRIC, SkillPLUMB, SkillBuild and APL Landscaping competitions, as part of its ongoing efforts to support and champion the next generation of tradespeople.

Cheltenham-based plumbing, heating and electrical specialists, SW&L, have run a drawing competition for two local primary schools and the winning designs have been printed on the company’s delivery van.

21 high-performing businesses from across the electrotechnical and engineering services sector have been shortlisted by an independent panel of judges for the ECA Industry Awards 2019.

Siemens Financial Services (SFS) has released a new research paper which estimates the ‘tipping point’ at which half of manufacturers will have substantially migrated to Industry 4.0 production platforms.  

On 26 February 2019, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Working at Height launched its landmark report, Staying Alive: Preventing Serious Injury and Fatalities while Working at HeightTim Bissett, technical manager for fall protection at MSA Safety, shares his thoughts on the APPG’s suggestions for keeping the 10 million people in the UK that work at height safe.

Electrotechnical and engineering services body ECA has welcomed the new Common Prequalification Assessment Standard (CAS), which has been created by industry representatives brought together by Build UK and the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA).