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Retentions: "no happy ending"

THE Government has again come under fire over retentions, this time from the new president of the ductwork contractors association ADCAS.
New president Paul Roxburgh said 'So far the opportunity to get rid of retentions offered by the 2012 Olympics has been ignored - despite all the promises. The amount of retention money owed to our members at any one time - on a day to day basis - represents a very serious lottery win, but one without a happy ending in sight,'

ADCAS maintains that its members, often being in the position of sub-sub-contractors, run the risk of being pressured into accepting a higher level of retention - 5% in place of a contract limit of 3%. 'We urge members to resist - and report this malpractice wherever it occurs,' he added.

Coronavirus industry update

UPDATED 22 April: In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors are issuing statements regarding their operations as the situation evolves. The most up to date information from each company is listed below and ...

  25-Mar-2020

Carrier offers new CPDs on chiller efficiency

? Carrier is offering three new Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses focusing on chiller efficiency and compliance in relation to the latest European and UK regulations....

  04-Aug-2020

Fridge Freezer Direct Introduces J & E Hall's range of Cellar Cooling

Reliable and energy efficient, the JCC range of cellar coolers are designed to be used in wine and beer cellars above or below ground.
  27-Jul-2020
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