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2nd February 2018

£45k fine for CDM 2015 breach

A principal contractor has recently been fined £45,000 for a CDM 2015 breach, after a roller shutter door fell down during its removal, causing severe damage to a high street market stall in Walthamstow. Employees of construction firm – Flex D B Construction Ltd were engaged in removing a roller shutter door on the boundary […]

3rd March 2017

Do the CDM Regulations apply to all maintenance work?

When the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM Regulations) came into force nearly two years ago, they caused a lot of confusion for the industry. There were significant changes to roles and responsibilities. In addition, the consensus opinion was that most building works and maintenance activity was covered. Is this right? The legal jargon […]