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Child safety advice from Heras

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Newly rejoined AFI members Heras have produced essential guidance for anyone managing play areas, including sports facilities. To ensure a safe environment the site should be designed from product to…
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CSCS cards are now virtual!

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A new app has been launched by The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) with cards now available virtually. This means you won’t have to carry a physical card and can…
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Updated site operating procedures

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The latest Site Operating Procedures have been released following the national lockdown. Version 7 sees only minor changes including updated guidance on self-isolation and shielding and the removal of the…
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Face coverings on site

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Build UK have released further guidance on using face coverings on sites in England. This guidance can be used across all construction based sites. Read further details here or get…
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Agricultural Fencing Association

Newest AFI committee confirmed

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The AFI is pleased to confirm the formation of a new sub committee after a request from the industry to support a much valued sector; the agricultural group will be…
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New AFI Agricultural group

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The AFI is forming an agricultural subgroup to work on the issues this sector experiences frequently and volunteers are needed. The formation of this group has been led by Pete…
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AVS Fencing acquisition

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AVS Fencing & Landscaping Supplies Ltd, the leading fencing and landscaping business in the South and East of England, are pleased to announce the acquisition of Bell Davis Ltd. AVS…
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England lockdown November 2020

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With England preparing to go into lockdown again from Thursday 5th November, construction and manufacturing will not be required to close. Sites are encouraged to review social distancing. Please ensure…
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AFI in the news!

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New AFI Chairman Cameron Glanvill has been talking to Perimeter Systems about his plans for the association and to continue the growth. Read the full article here
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HS2 Meet the Contractor 2020 events

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HS2 Ltd will be hosting the Meet the Contractor 2020 virtually – in partnership with 6 Joint Venture Contractors. Networking will be possible and you will be able to see…
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CLC People Survey

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The deadline for completing the Construction Leadership Council’s second people survey is today, Friday 2nd October, at 4pm. Please complete the survey now to provide valuable feedback. All responses are…
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AFI News

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The AFI is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chairman – Cameron Glanvill of Pembury Fencing takes over from a successful term by Adam Binns. After being nominated…
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Network Rail Glasgow job opportunities

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Network Rail Scotland are advertising for a number of positions based in the Glasgow area. Anyone involved with the fencing industry with asset management skills and demonstrable experience in forestry,…
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Touch Screen Test (TST) links

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Make sure you are using the correct link supplied by the AFI when booking your Touch Screen Test (TST). We are aware of some sites which charge additional fees. The…
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Fencex

Fencex 2020 postponed until 2021

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With ongoing restrictions due to Covid-19, the organisers of Fencex have wisely decided to postpone the show until 2021. The organisers have made this decision early giving would be exhibitors…
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Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)

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The Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) opens for applications today. Businesses can borrow between £2,000 and £50,000, capped at 25% of turnover, with no fee to access the schemeThe Government will…
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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

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With the situation around Coronavirus (Covid-19) changing rapidly each day, we wanted to reassure all members that the AFI office remains open and operating as close to ‘business as usual’…
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CSCS Guidance for managers

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CSCS have issued guidance for managers with academic qualifications – whilst this is aimed at the CSCS core scheme the FISS/CSCS committee are currently developing a route to a AQP…
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IR35 (Off-payroll working) Quick Test

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Don’t forget, from April 2020, IR35 rules will mean employers must issue a Standard Determination Statement for every contractor and for each assignment or project. Use this quick test to…
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A successful AFI Workshop!

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The AFI welcomed members and non members to the AFI Workshop 2020 at Wyoboston Lakes on 26th February. This was a chance to bring different categories of companies together to…
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AFI Workshop 2020

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Network over a drink with other contractors and suppliersMeet the AFI team and find out how we can helpSpeak to member benefit providers Featured speaker: “Cyber Security – how much…
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Association of Fencing Industries

Installation Advice Near Pipelines

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Linewatch have released a short animation outlining hazards that can arise when planning and undertaking a simple fencing installation close to a high pressure pipelines. https://youtu.be/Zu-kqf-Hdmo More information on how…
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