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SPRA Awards Special

15/11/2017

SPRA Awards Special It’s that time of year again! Now that 2017 is drawing to…

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SPRA AWARDS NOW OPEN

15/11/2017

Jim’s Jotter – SPRA AWARDS NOW OPEN   It’s time to start thinking about entering…

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SPRA members – upskill your training staff!

08/11/2017

SPRA members – upskill your training staff! Do your trainers hold formal training qualifications? SPRA…

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CALLING ALL CONTRACTOR MEMBERS – YOUR TECHNICAL COMMITTEE NEEDS YOU

08/11/2017

CALLING ALL CONTRACTOR MEMBERS – YOUR TECHNICAL COMMITTEE NEEDS YOU SPRA Technical Committee meets three…

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SPRA TRAINING PROGRAMMES – RECRUITING NOW, FULL GRANT AVAILABLE!

08/11/2017

SPRA TRAINING PROGRAMMES – RECRUITING NOW, FULL GRANT AVAILABLE! Spread the word! SPRA is recruiting…

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New identification service for construction products planned

08/11/2017

New identification service for construction products planned   BSI, NBS & the CPA are looking to apply…

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Recommended Reading: BEIS Report re Manufacturing

08/11/2017

Recommended Reading: BEIS Report re Manufacturing The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published…

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Health, Safety and Environment Test is changing!

08/11/2017

Health, Safety and Environment Test is changing! CITB is reviewing the Health, safety and environment…

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Provisional SPRA Dates for 2018

15/11/2017

Provisional SPRA Dates for 2018   SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE! 20th June – SPRA Conference & Awards…

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Provisional SPRA Dates for 2018

08/11/2017

Provisional SPRA Dates for 2018   SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE! 20th June – SPRA Conference & Awards…

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Announcing the first sponsors for SPRA Events & Awards 2018!

01/11/2017

Announcing the first sponsors for SPRA Events & Awards 2018! The SPRA team are very…

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THE ROOF ACCESS CONTRADICTION(S)

01/11/2017

Jim’s Jotter – THE ROOF ACCESS CONTRADICTION(S)   BS6229:2003 is clear: ‘A flat roof should…

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New online H&S and Environmental Manuals

01/11/2017

New online H&S and Environmental Manuals   Construction Industry Publications (CIP) has combined its online…

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Consultation on Cash Retentions

01/11/2017

Consultation on Cash Retentions Government has published a review on cash retention on construction contracts,…

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Review of Building Regulations

01/11/2017

Review of Building Regulations Build UK has submitted a formal response to the Independent Review…

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CIOB Call for Evidence on Construction Quality

01/11/2017

CIOB Call for Evidence on Construction Quality A message from Paul Nash, Immediate Past President…

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Manufacturing Alliance Meeting

01/11/2017

Manufacturing Alliance Meeting The CPA met this week with the Manufacturing Alliance, a select working…

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CPA Construction Industry Forecasts Autumn (2017)

17/10/2017

CPA Construction Industry Forecasts Autumn (2017) CPA have issued their Autumn forecast – please go…

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BREXIT: A GOOD DEAL WILL HELP TO TACKLE THE SKILLS…

01/11/2017

BREXIT: A GOOD DEAL WILL HELP TO TACKLE THE SKILLS SHORTAGE Theresa May has “promised” that EU…

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SPRA meets MPs and industry partners at CPA Parliamentary Reception

25/10/2017

SPRA meets MPs and industry partners at CPA Parliamentary Reception Last week, SPRA CEO Cathie…

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SPRA supports BCF letter to Secretary of State on EU…

01/11/2017

SPRA supports BCF letter to Secretary of State on EU reclassification of TiO2 The British…

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SPRA Dates for 2017/18

01/11/2017

Reminder Round-up & Calendar SPRA Dates for 2017 1st – 2nd Nov SPRA At the…

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Construction is not prepared for Brexit (or are we..?)

25/10/2017

Construction is not prepared for Brexit (or are we..?) I have added this article, because…

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A SECOND CHANCE?

25/10/2017

Jim’s Jotter – A SECOND CHANCE? An architect’s recent enquiry to SPRA’s technical advisory service:…

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Making the most of your membership-GoSimpleTax

25/10/2017

Making the most of your membership – GoSimpleTax BuildUK  have negotiated a discounted rate for…

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Working Together – SPRA members leading the way!

18/10/2017

Working Together – SPRA members leading the way! On the 11th of October, SPRA membrane…

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UKGBC - Clean Growth Strategy special

25/10/2017

UKGBC – Clean Growth Strategy special After a year of delays and politically-motivated name changes, the Government…

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ONCE MORE ON PARAPETS

18/10/2017

Jim’s Jotter – ONCE MORE ON PARAPETS I’m grateful to a member who has raised…

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All you need to know about CITB Training Standards

18/10/2017

All you need to know about CITB Training Standards CITB is responsible for helping to…

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Build UK call for State of Trade info Q3

18/10/2017

Build UK call for State of Trade info Q3 Build UK’s State of Trade survey…

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Skanska and Morgan Sindall to help launch T-levels

18/10/2017

Skanska and Morgan Sindall to help launch T-levels Contractors Morgan Sindall and Skanska have signed…

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SPRA Dates for 2017/18

18/10/2017

Reminder Round-up & Calendar SPRA Dates for 2017 1st – 2nd Nov SPRA At the…

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CITB gains Consensus

11/10/2017

CITB gains Consensus Following the biggest consultation period in CITB’s history, CITB are able to…

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WHO’S LOCKED IN THE TOWER?

10/10/2017

Jim’s Jotter – WHO’S LOCKED IN THE TOWER? BSI still occupies part of the old…

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How Bad Is Construction Pollution?

18/10/2017

How Bad Is Construction Pollution? London Mayor Sadiq Khan has repeatedly stressed his ambition to…

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SPRA Sponsorship 2018

11/10/2017

SPRA Sponsorship 2018 The SPRA team are now seeking sponsorship for 2018. The generous support…

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SPRA Training – New Entrants and Upskilling Courses 2018 –…

11/10/2017

SPRA Training – New Entrants and Upskilling Courses 2018 – BOOK NOW! SPRA is planning…

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Let’s make Single Ply Stand out at CN Specialists Awards..?

11/10/2017

Let’s make Single Ply Stand out at CN Specialists Awards..? The Construction News Specialists Awards…

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UKGBC unveils The State of Sustainability

11/10/2017

UKGBC unveils The State of Sustainability The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a…

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Join SPRA at the RCI Show!

11/10/2017

Join SPRA at the RCI Show! Not long now until the RCI Show. Cathie Clarke,…

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SPRA members driving development!

04/10/2017

SPRA members driving development! Next week, SPRA membrane members will come together once again to…

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Jim's Jotter

03/10/2017

Jim’s Jotter – CPD TO ARCHITECTS – THE TOP FIVE The SPRA seminar ‘Single ply…

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UKGBC unveil a refreshed brand identity at 10th Birthday Party

04/10/2017

UKGBC unveil a refreshed brand identity at 10th Birthday Party From UKGBC – “Our new…

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Build UK Confirms membership support for CITB

04/10/2017

Build UK Confirms membership support for CITB As a CITB Consensus Federation Build UK has…

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Bridge Into Construction & Inspiring Construction

04/10/2017

Bridge Into Construction & Inspiring Construction Bridge into Construction, is a new programme and the…

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WINR Conference 2018 – Save the Date

04/10/2017

WINR Conference 2018 – Save the Date WinR are expecting the 2018 Conference to be…

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SPRA kicks off another Specialist Applied-skills Programme (SAP)

27/09/2017

SPRA kicks off another Specialist Applied-skills Programme (SAP) This week is the first week of…

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FIELD INSPECTIONS – DO CONTRACTORS UNDERSTAND?

27/09/2017

Jim’s Jotter – FIELD INSPECTIONS – DO CONTRACTORS UNDERSTAND? The UK single ply industry has…

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Autumn Budget 2017 Confirmed

26/09/2017

Autumn Budget 2017 Confirmed The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced that the…

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Grenfell Tower – Current Guidance

26/09/2017

Grenfell Tower – Current Guidance Visit the DCLG website where you can find the latest…

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Should they be on site?

26/09/2017

Should they be on site? Build UK has developed a new Site Access flowchart to…

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AMA analysis shows 7% growth in roofing market

26/09/2017

AMA analysis shows 7% growth in roofing market The overall UK roofing market has grown by…

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Nominate someone who deserves a place on the Queen’s Birthday…

26/09/2017

Nominate someone who deserves a place on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List! I am sure…

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Sponsorship Opportunities for 2018 Launched!

21/09/2017

Sponsorship Opportunities for 2018 Launched! SPRA has had a successful and very well received events…

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FIRE TESTING – IMPROVING THE RULES, REDUCING THE BURDEN

20/09/2017

Jim’s Jotter – FIRE TESTING – IMPROVING THE RULES, REDUCING THE BURDEN The annual audit…

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CPA State of Trade Survey – Q3 request

20/09/2017

CPA State of Trade Survey – Q3 request The CPA’s State of Trade Survey for…

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Build UK State of Trade Survey – Q3 request

20/09/2017

Build UK State of Trade Survey – Q3 request SPRA members – Build UK’s State…

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SPRA Dates for 2017/18

20/09/2017

Reminder Round-up & Calendar SPRA Dates for 2017 1st – 2nd Nov SPRA At the…

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SPRA Sponsorship opportunities for 2018

13/09/2017

SPRA Sponsorship opportunities for 2018 Pre-announcement notification. Sponsorship opportunities to support SPRA in 2018 will…

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SPRA 21st Golf Day

12/09/2017

SPRA 21st Golf Day Well, what a day that was! I have been overwhelmed with…

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