Conflict Minerals in 2017 – What’s New?

It’s only February and so far this year the news feeds have been full of political comments referencing conflict minerals, with some suggested step-backs in progress as well as some tighter regulations. You’re not the only one that’s confused. So here we try and simplify what we know, what we don’t, and most importantly, what […]

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The Modern Slavery Act: what do you need to know?

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 was the UK’s latest step towards eliminating slavery, in all its forms. Since then, many UK construction companies have reviewed their own businesses and supply chains and published statements about the approach they have taken, with the aim of ensuring that modern slavery, including human trafficking, is not taking place […]

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BS 8555: What is it and how it could benefit your business?

BS 8555 is a British Standard for a phased approach towards achieving a certified environmental management system. Environmental management systems can help organisations to understand the potential impacts they have on the environment, and help to control and minimise those impacts. Working towards a certified system for managing environmental impacts can provide many opportunities and benefits. A key benefit is that […]

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