HBCE Message from Chair – May 2020 Message from Chair May 2020 Just a quick update from me, I know I have been quiet but these times are very strange not only personally but generally for the UK. Many of us are working from home, which for some is not easy, and some of […]
An updated version 3 of the Construction Leadership Council’s Site Operating Procedures has now been launched. See http://www.constructionleadershipcouncil.co.uk/news/site-operating-procedures-version-3-published/
Please see latest guidance on Builders Merchants Branch Operating Guidelines during Covid 19 from CLC.
The Cabinet Office has issued further details to help contracting authorities implement PPN 02/20 Supplier Relief due to COVID19 including ‘Model Interim Payment Terms’ and ‘Payments to Suppliers for Contingent Workers’. See Government Policy Note 0220 – Supplier Relief due to COVID 19.
Cabinet Office Procurement Policy Notice The Cabinet Office yesterday published a Procurement Policy Notice on responding to COVID-19. It emphasises the flexibilities available under the regulations for public authorities to make urgent/direct awards in exceptional circumstances (bypassing much of the usual process). Follow the link to read about the PPN and accompanying guidance You may […]
You may already be aware that our Chair Graham Mills will be stepping down from the role as part of his retirement plan. The good news is that he will continue working as Treasurer for the club for the time being. There are only three main posts involved in running the club, namely: Chair person […]
On Thursday 20th February, Andrew Seymour and John Lane from Terrain Surveys demonstrated the quality of video and 3D laser scan image captured when surveying buildings and landscapes using a drone. Andrew demonstrated how, within minutes, a drone surveyed the entire roof and structure of St Albans Cathedral to produce a detailed a 3D point […]
The latest Constructing Excellence newsletter is published here: Constructing Excellence Newsletter For more information about any of these subjects, please contact our Chairman Graham Mills at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Members and non-members are invited to join us at a free breakfast meet and greet / networking breakfast event on 24th October. Details are as follows: Date: 24th October Time: 8.15am to 8.30am start Venue: Pitcher & Piano, 31 Market Place, Hitchin SG5 1DY
HBCE Club holds regular events focused on best practice and offer the opportunity to meet informally and network with other construction consultants, contractors, suppliers and clients to learn from each other and ultimately improve business. A series of interactive events has been planned for the rest of 2019. Visit this link to see the event […]