Archive April 2018

GDPR Compliance: Your Personal Data Safety

As many of you will have seen there are new requirements in regard to the holding of personal data. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25th 2018. Ai Solutions would like you all to take time to review our Privacy Notice to explain how we collect, store and handle any personal data we obtain. You have many rights regarding your personal data. These include seeing what data we hold and updating your information. There's nothing you need to do right now, but if...
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Tideway Tunnel Sets High Standards for Health & Safety

One of the largest infrastructure projects currently underway is the Tideway Tunnel. We were lucky enough to hear the Asset Management Director, Roger Bailey, of Thames Tideway Tunnel speak at the recent Infrastructure Show. For us on the day the interesting part of his delivery was the push on Health and Safety and their Partnership Alliance. He spoke of the fact that Health and Safety is 'central' for this project, and they are using lessons learned from the Olympics as well as other large projects.
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Asbestos Compliance Made Easy

As many of our readers know we are software developers of health and safety products. One of our leading packages allows our customers to manage their Asbestos Compliance issues easily and simply. The Asbestos ToolKit CS software facilitates a completely audited system that provides you with peace of mind when managing your asbestos portfolio. When you have a large property base it can be difficult to keep track of surveys, ACMs (Asbestos Containing Materials) and monitoring tasks. However with...
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Infrastructure Visit 2018

We had the pleasure of visiting the UK Infrastructure Show last week and were pleased to see that there we quite a few major construction works being planned around the UK. This goes along with what we are hearing in the news regarding construction being 'on the up'. There were not as many distributors and stands as normal at this event; however what was there was relevant to the industry and interesting. Additionally the break out areas and keynote talks were thought-provoking and of high quality...
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Are the Tides Changing?

It's been interesting to see more positive things on the news lately. More construction works are happening and the Bank of England are saying we will be seeing more increases in salaries – some good news for everyone we hope. The Guardian reported this week that UK inflation has now dropped 2.5% which has taken the pressure off the Bank of England to raise interest rates in May. This will been good for businesses and could mean more available funds and initiatives to put towards the UK's...
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Gender Pay Gap Within Construction

We may well have blown the trumpet on this one many times before but it is still a major issue within the construction industry. In fact the Construction News has reported that the construction industry are the worst offenders. The gender pay gap reflects the differences in the median hourly wage for a man and a woman in an organisation.  We also note that by April 4th all UK companies with 250 employees or more were required to declare their gender pay gap to the Government Equalities Office...
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