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Secretary of State pays tribute to construction industry

Business Secretary Alok Sharma has written an open letter to UK construction thanking the industry for all its help in the current crisis. The letter also confirms the Government’s current official policy on keeping...

1st April 2020

Hard hat cameras help sites keep working remotely

Hard hat cameras linked to the cloud are helping sites continue working safely during the coronavirus crisis. High-end contractor Stoneforce has been trialling new AI-based technology from Oculo.ai for the last six months. And...

31st March 2020

BAM Construct restarts work on sites

BAM Construct restarted work on Monday on a number of sites across the UK after pausing work on all of its jobs last week. But Mace has decided to pause all of its jobs...

31st March 2020

Keep two metres apart and you can carry on building

The government’s current official line is that construction sites can keep working if operatives are able to stick to social distancing rules. Health Secretary Matt Hancock gave the latest update during yesterday’s government briefing...

25th March 2020

McCarthy & Stone draws down ÂŁ200m cash facility

Retirement homes builder McCarthy & Stone is acting to build up cash reserves to create a ÂŁ127m fighting fund to face the coronavirus epidemic. Today the firm announced it is fully drawing down a...

18th March 2020

Controversial IR35 changes delayed over coronavirus

IR35 CHANGES DELAYED UNTIL 6 APRIL 2021 Contact us if you have any questions about how this affects you and how Sphere can support. recruit@spheresolutions.co.uk Controversial IR35 changes have been delayed by 12-months amid...

18th March 2020

COVID-19 : Sphere Solutions Ltd

Business Update Sphere Solutions have put every possible measure in place to support all of our clients and candidates during the recent COVID-19 pandemic. We are following the guidance issued by the UK government, to...

17th March 2020

Key Cardiff Capital Region Projects Backed

A series of key projects in the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) have been approved and include investments ranging from initial sums totalling ÂŁ215,000 to progress next steps business cases, through to a ÂŁ30m commitment...

12th March 2020

Roll-Up All Football Fans

Sphere Solutions is proud to support https://thewallich.com/ in 2020. As part of our ongoing commitment, we have decided to run a 5-A-Side football tournament at Cardiff in September. We are looking to run a 16...

11th March 2020

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