People First

Smarter Working series: People First, Adaptive Leadership, Customer Engagement (photo of business person using smartphone)

In the first in-depth report in our Smarter Working mini series, Stuart Pearce, Director of Journey4, examines why we must put People First. Well-being is now recognised as a major factor in terms of performance and productivity. It needs to be a board room issue and requires a clear strategy. Covid-19 has raised awareness of […]

UKCA & CE marking of construction products after BREXIT

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The birth of CE marking The Construction Products Regulations (CPR) became UK law in 2011 to enforce the European Construction Products Directive. The aim of the Directive was to standardise the safety performance of construction products across the EU. The CPD defined six principles for materials that are to be used in civil engineering: Mechanical […]

Green Energy – Looking to the future!

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Dale Edwards, Strategic Consultant – Green Energy at Clarke Wilmott shares his thoughts on the importance of the UK Government creating, developing, and implementing a clear green energy strategy for the future. This follows Boris Johnson’s speech at the recent Conservative Party conference, stating the UK would become a world leader in green energy by […]

Green Bonds are on the way

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Bethan Evans, Banking & Finance Partner at Clarke Willmott based in Cardiff, shares her thoughts on the recent announcement by Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak on financial support for the green industrial revolution. Ever since some fellow European countries had either issued or announced plans to issue green bonds to help rejuvenate their economies […]

What will the Domestic Reverse Charge mean for Construction Businesses?

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Graham Potts, Managing Director at South West accountancy practice, Wessex Commercial, looks at the impact of upcoming changes to VAT rules for construction businesses and urges businesses to prepare. The government are introducing Domestic Reverse Charge for construction to reduce VAT fraud within the construction sector. The scheme is effective from 1st March 2021 and […]