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Less than a week to go to the TRA AGM, Conference, and Dinner

We are looking forward to seeing TRA members who have confirmed their attendance at the AGM, and Conference on Thursday 18 April at the Mercure Warwickshire Walton Hall Hotel & Spa. The agenda for the day can be found by clicking here. Shortlisted entries for the TRA Roofscape Design Awards 2024 will be notified so … Continue reading “Less than a week to go to the TRA AGM, Conference, and Dinner”

Reserve your place today for the AGM, Conference, and Dinner today

The TRA Annual General Meeting, conference and dinner returns on 18 April 2024 at the Mercure Warwickshire Walton Hall Hotel & Spa, and is open to all TRA members and other businesses involved in timber engineering. The focus of this year’s conference is technical and safety issues, and business management topics that will be of … Continue reading “Reserve your place today for the AGM, Conference, and Dinner today”

Part L and The Future Homes Standard

An important consultation on the Future Homes Standard Late last year, the government published its long-awaited consultation on The Future Homes and Buildings Standards. The consultation applies to new building regulations for England only. The Future Homes Standard, and its non-domestic counterpart the Future Buildings Standard, are set in regulations to come into force in … Continue reading “Part L and The Future Homes Standard”

New weather exposure technical card published

Front page of TRA technical card with photograph of trussed rafter roof

The TRA technical committee has published new guidance to help members and their customers when engineered wood products have faced prolonged exposure to the weather due to site delays or difficulties. Discussions between the supplier and their customer can sometimes become difficult in such circumstances and this new document is intended to provide an independent … Continue reading “New weather exposure technical card published”

Building a successful mental health culture in your workplace

Mental health awareness is a crucial topic across all industries, particularly in the construction sector. The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has been working to raise awareness and address the stigma of poor mental health within the workplace. According to CITB Chief Executive, the statistics are grim. Every day two construction workers take their own … Continue reading “Building a successful mental health culture in your workplace”

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme to start next week

The British Business Bank has confirmed that it will administer the Government’s new Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan scheme (CBILS) to support small businesses in the UK, starting from Monday 23 March. To be eligible for support via CBILS, the small business must: Be UK based, with turnover of no more than £41 million per annum … Continue reading “Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme to start next week”

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