Massive Fine For Liverpool Building Firm

Man On RoofLiverpool building firm, W Carroll & Sons Ltd have been fined 105,000 after a roofer was paralysed when he fell from a ladder in Southport.

Michael Riley, 50 had been asked to remove cement sheets from the roof of a house but couldn’t use the chute for general rubble as the sheets contained asbestos and needed to be disposed of separately. Read more…

Filed under: Builders,Roofers - posted by Matthew Bull on February 4, 2014

Severe Weather Causing Chaos for Roofing Firms

Roofers in the UK

With the recent run of stormy weather causing chaos for many UK homeowners, it’s not surprising to hear that many local businesses have been badly affected too.

It’s not just the flooding that has caused problems for many local companies, it’s also the wind and many roofers in the the UK have reported that high winds have prevented many of them from working in the conditions.

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Filed under: Roofers - posted by Lauren Corbishley on January 13, 2014

HMRC Set To Target Tradesmen Who Fail To Pay Taxes

Tradesmen operating within the construction industry have been advised to pay their taxes sooner rather than later, as HMRC plans to crack down on tradesmen who fail to declare all of their earnings.

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Filed under: Carpenters and Joiners,Roofers,Windows/Doors & Conservatories - posted by Rich on February 9, 2012

Self-employed Roofer Wins Gold In IFD World Championships

Matthew Timby, a self employed roofer working in the Leeds area has taken home the gold in the young roofer section of the International Federation of Roofing Contractors World Championships.

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Filed under: Roofers - posted by Brittany on February 3, 2012

Sheriff To Decide If Ranger Owner Pays Out 90,000

Roof TileA civil case regarding payment of invoices for roofing materials is being disputed by the owner of Rangers, Craig Whyte. The decision about whether Whyte will be liable for paying 90,000 to a roofing firm will be made by a sheriff.

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Filed under: Roofers - posted by Brittany on January 23, 2012

Roofer Fined For Failing To Observe Health And Safety Practices

The owner of a Colne roofing company has been issued with fines of 650, after it was revealed that he and two employees had been working on site without the proper safety equipment.

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Filed under: Roofers - posted by on January 17, 2012

Winds Force School To Close After Roof Collapses

The destructive high winds tearing across Britain are playing havoc with flat roof structures and our tree scape. At Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Buckinghamshire, the gusts have ripped away most of the roof and exposed the classes to the elements.

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Filed under: Roofers - posted by on January 9, 2012

Roofing expert joins local museum to train students

slate roofThis one day course, run by Weald & Download Open Air Museum, offers a perfect taster of natural slating to all wannabe roofers and tilers.

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Filed under: Roofers - posted by Brittany on January 1, 2012

Conman Handed Bigger Sentence For Bogus Roof Work

rooferA Birmingham based roofer that swindled over 30,000 out of a pensioner has been jailed for five years and four months.

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Filed under: Roofers - posted by on December 15, 2011

College Takes Fresh Approach To Targeting Thieves

Thomas Rotherham College have taken a new approach to tackling theft, after metal products were stolen in order to be weighed in for scrap.

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Filed under: Roofers - posted by on December 9, 2011
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