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Is the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, the UK Driver of Post COVID-19 Economic Stimulus?

[…]The IPA leads project delivery and balances the books across government. Making sure that things and stuff get built and procured on time and on budget. The IPA is headed up by Nick Smallwood as Chief Executive Officer. A former Vice President for Projects Engineering at Shell, he has 37 years’ experience of managing complex project portfolios having developed Shell’s Global Project Academy. This included accountability for how projects were delivered and managing how projects were delivered (source https://www.gov.uk/government/people/nick-smallwood) You could say if you want to flip the switch on a massive project then Nick Smallwood is the calibre of […]
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Permits for skip hire and other activities in London

[…]for a minimum of 2 weeks. The cost for hiring a skip for 4 weeks is £104. If you fill the skip and have it emptied and replaced within the licence period this will not require a new licence. Wandsworth The following charges are valid from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018. Duration New or renewal from 1 April 2017 5 days   £33.50 14 days £33.50 28 days £64.70 The following charges are valid from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019. Duration              New or renewal from 1 April 2018 5 days   £34.70 14 days £34.70 28 days £66.80 […]
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Barriers and Social Distancing for Retail Professionals

[…]at your premises in a safe manner. Their construction makes them sturdy enough to do their job and able to withstand moderate weather, which could knock other barrier systems out of kilter. Pros to metal crowd control barriers are their modular design, meaning they can be stacked efficiently to not take too much space in between sales sessions. Metal crowd control barriers can also lock together to enable a seamless pathway from the point of queue start to your shop doorway, making it less likely for potential shoppers to abandon the queue, yet possible to make a break in the […]
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Health and Safety on Site

[…]health and safety than hard hats, hi vis jackets, and protective clothing. At PAL Hire, we understand health and safety also refers to where workers are situated, whether on the ground or in the air, the time at which they work, site accommodation could possibly be required if the construction site is operational through the night, and safety procedures relating to the equipment used during a project. Working at Height One of the most dangerous scenarios at a construction site is when operating at height. PAL Hire offers three safety systems designed to protect construction workers in the air or […]

Contracts and Sub Contracts in the wake of the Carillion Collapse

[…]part of the contracting team. But is the kit fit for purpose – who arranges fuel, welfare and waste? Micro and Macro Project Management From the micro to the macro level of multiple construction projects it is easy to see how big companies can get lost down a rabbit hole of not being accountable for their contracts even when they think they are. External factors can affect the success of a single project, weather, materials and supply, security and welfare all play a game in a project success. If this affects one project and you are managing multiple contracts, then […]
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Innovation and Technology in Hire in 2019

[…]in the process of creating supplier and client portals to increase our clients’ experience and further integrate our systems with new and emerging technology to provide an even greater level of customer service. Find out more about our systems by contacting our team […]

Multiple Products Supplier – Events and Festivals

[…]section. When fencing panels are delivered to your event, they must be erected by event staff, and taken apart and placed in an obstruction free area for collection after the event. The welfare of your event staff is equally as important as the welfare of your attendees, which is why PAL Hire also provides cabins to house event personnel, with the ability for you to also hire perimeter lighting to provide additional security. Festivals are notorious for being left looking like a barren wasteland. The BBC has reported more than 250,000 tents get left behind in UK fields from Glastonbury […]
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Onsite in Winter – Dust Extraction and Ventilation

[…]to say that dust is an issue which needs careful consideration. For full details on regulations and how (and when) dust falls in the remit of a substance hazardous to health, refer to this Government Document. http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/eh44.pdf What to do A blended approach of a combination of good site practice, communication, personal protective equipment (PPE only as a last resort!) and a good dose of common sense! The HSE guidelines depict a combination control measures which could include: (a) Eliminate the use of a harmful product or substance and use a safer one. (b) Use a safer form of the […]
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Government and Construction: If it can be done safely work continues.

[…](PHE) guidance; other restrictions and advice may apply in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. And detail that Construction sites operating during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic need to ensure they are protecting their workforce and minimising the risk of spread of infection. This includes considering how personnel travel to and from site. Which is what we have found that there are construction sites open and completing essential work. We have found it prudent to offer a number of services nationwide so as to support our partners. What does the SOPs say? They explain that the Secretary of State for Business, Energy […]
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Delivery and Haulage

[…]and building a stronger relationship between you and PAL Hire. There is one main advantage which stands head and shoulders above all as to why we do this – if we provide you with an expected delivery time, you can allocate your resources accordingly to ensure you’re not losing money whilst waiting for delivery. PAL Hire understands the rigidness of a project plan and the business model of our clients to provide the best possible service at the most competitive prices across the UK. Whether you need a skip, a toilet, access platforms, or tools, PAL Hire is the one-stop-shop […]