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Leading Construction Firm Fined £400,000 After Worker Falls From Height

Leading Construction Firm Fined £400,000 After Worker Falls From Height

Construction giant Kier Construction Limited, have been fined £400,000 after a worker fell from a height. The City of Westminster Magistrates' Court heard that Mr....
UK Could Lose 200,000 Construction Workers Due To Brexit

UK Could Lose Up To 200,000 Construction Workers In Single Market...

With the impending triggering of article 50 and the Brexit saga, it has come to the governments attention that if the country does not...
Chancellor Changes His Mind On Plan To Increase National Insurance

Chancellor Changes His Mind On Plan To Increase National Insurance

Last week we reported on how the new spring budget would effect small business. In the budget, the Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced a number...
April 2017 Speeding Fine Increases: What They Could Mean For You

April 2017 Speeding Fine Increases: What They Could Mean For You

Here on the constructaquote.com blog, we have already taken a look at the recent penalty increase for using a mobile device at the wheel,...
What Does The 2017 Budget Mean For Small Business?

What Does The 2017 Budget Mean For Small Business?

On March 8th,  Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the highly anticipated post Brexit spring budget. Business rate increases, changes to tax payments and new tax...
How Facebook’s New Jobs Feature Could Help Small UK Businesses

How Facebook’s New Jobs Feature Could Help Small UK Businesses

Recruitment can be a major struggle for smaller companies. According to Aldemore’s survey of 1,000 SMEs, 43% claimed that they have had difficulties with...
Increased Fines For Drivers Using Mobiles - What Are The Laws?

Increased Fines For Drivers Using Mobiles – What Are The Laws?

Using a mobile phone while driving has been an illegal act since 2003, but that has not stopped thousands of British drivers from being...
Motor Vehicle Insurance Premiums Set To Soar With New Compensation Changes

Motor Vehicle Insurance Premiums Set To Soar With New Compensation Changes

The Ministry of Justice announced yesterday that a new formula would be used for calculating compensation payments for those who suffer long-term injuries as a...
Is The Economy On The Up? What Does This Mean For Your Business?

Is The Economy On The Up? What Does This Mean For...

Well, it looks like the economy is on the rise yet again. This recent bit of good news comes after optimistic predictions were made...
Prices are rising whilst consumer confidence falls.

Brexit aftermath: Consumer confidence falls

A new survey has shown that a decline in profits for Britain’s service sector is due to rising costs and weak sales. Signalling a lack...