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Early adopter or pioneer? Either way CAS is the way forward

Richard explains why he’s on a mission to promote the Common Assessment Standard (CAS) and...

Sustainability: Now we have to take it seriously

Hamish MacGregor says we’re at a turning point in the whole sustainability debate and how...

Professor Noble Francis addresses Manufacturers’ Committee Meeting

THE June meeting of the CFA Manufacturers’ Committee, attended by around 40 members, heard an...

Brexit support available for CFA members

The CFA is aware that there is still much uncertainty in the market about the...

Is your business too BIG or too small to join the CFA?

There is, says Richard, something good about being a member of the CFA that makes...

CFA lobbying reduces threat of post-Brexit labour shortage

Following several months of lobbying in partnership with Build UK, the CFA has been successful...

We don’t want a ‘pass the buck’ trade

Hamish hopes that improved cooperation across trades and down the contract hierarchy will have a...

Maintaining the standards – an update to BS5325

BSI asked the CFA to answer some questions about the soon-to-be-available BS5325: 2021, the British...

Managing material shortages and price increases

In this month’s column, Richard shares some of the individual drivers he’s identified with respect...

Reverse charge VAT – the Tomb Raider effect

If reverse charge VAT is removed, Richard wants members to know the role the CFA...

The bumpy road out of lockdown

At the time of writing, the nations of the UK were due to be coming...

The Coronavirus Hokey Cokey

Richard is bothered by two serious threats to the sector and makes the point that...