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Top compliance accreditation for Skills Training Centre Ltd

Date: Fri, November 13, 2015 | Author: Paul Buey | Permalink

Skills Training Centre Ltd is pleased to announce that we have successfully renewed our accreditation with exor, demonstrating our ability to meet the rigorous pre-qualification requirements within the private and public sectors. STC recently received accreditation from exor, whose standards are recognised as being amongst the highest in the industry. Established in 1997 to supply an efficient, outsourced supply chain service, exor understands that the management of risk is a central...

Skills Training Centre: Want to Avoid Expensive Compensation Awards?

Date: Thu, October 09, 2014 | Author: Paul Buey | Permalink

The current revenue situation facing most local authority highway staff responsible for day to day routine maintenance has never been so critical. The combined efforts of severe winters, flooding and reduction in budgets have made the challenges faced reach unprecedented levels. These issues are compounded by a change in society’s approach to the perceived standards of the networks. Public expectation is that roads, footways and cycle routes should be in a well maintained state and if...

New Street Works Act & Permit Compliance Qualification

Date: Thu, October 09, 2014 | Author: Paul Buey | Permalink


Local Highway Authority’s budgets for road maintenance have continued to reduce in recent years and budgets are set to fall a further 10% in real terms from 2015-2016 to 2020-2021. The 2014 Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey showed that most highway authorities in the country are managing a highway network in decline, with 18 per cent of the road network managed by councils considered to be in poor condition. It is therefore increasingly important that Local Highway...