After a slow start to 2018, the UK construction sector looks to rebuild confidence

UK, April 18, 2018.-The growth of the construction sector in the UK lost its pace at the end of 2017 due to a number of factors such as the uncertainty of the post-Brexit deal, increases in inflation and a reduction in economic growth. The unexpected weather conditions (Beast from the East) during March could also […]

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25 May 2018: the EU’s General Data Protection will come into force and radically change the rules on data protection within the UK

Data is the oil of our generation. The professional management of data will enter a new dimension as of May 28, therefore the construction sector in the UK must prepare itself for the new rules. For this reason, we explain some of the consequences for construction companies, according to the Chartered Institute of Building. In addition to this, we advance specific details of its management within companies and publish a quick guide from ICO, the data protection regulator in the UK, which may be useful to get ahead and comply with the new legal framework on data. […]

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An Opportunity for public sector procurement reform with the National Civil Engineering and Infrastructure framework

Doka work with major partners on these civil and infrastructure projects in order to supply formwork and shoring solutions for the construction of bridges and tunnels, public facilities such as schools, hospital and transport hubs as well as power-generation facilities. As a specialist supplier of construction materials, we believe it is critical to ensure that there is an even and balanced environment to allow for all types and sizes of construction company to become involved and engaged in these larger nationwide framework agreements. At Doka, we would welcome the opportunity speak with companies which are looking to participate in the next round of framework agreement and to take the opportunity to share our thoughts on how our formwork and shoring services can integrate themselves into the earlier stages of your plans. […]

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