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Don’t Stop at Contractor Prequalification

Don’t Stop at Contractor Prequalification

When managing the risk of engaging contractors, prequalification may be one of the first things you think of. The process enables you to ensure that potential contractors have all the necessary experience, qualifications and insurances to perform the work to your...

Contractor Management During a Global Pandemic

Contractor Management During a Global Pandemic

For many of our businesses, contractors are essential to day to day operations, providing specialist skills and enabling us to scale capacity to meet changing demands. What’s more, our requirement for a contingent workforce may well rise in the coming months as we...

Adaptability Will Be Critical for Success in the New Normal

Adaptability Will Be Critical for Success in the New Normal

For many companies, contractors are essential to the smooth operation of the business. They are an integral part of the workforce, providing specialist skills and additional resources that those companies can’t do without. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had...

3 Ways You can Support Contractors in Achieving Compliance

3 Ways You can Support Contractors in Achieving Compliance

If your organisation engages contractors, you’ll know there is a considerable amount of administration required to get them prequalified and compliant with your required criteria, prior to commencing work. From the contractor’s perspective, they too have their work...

What are the Risks Involved in Using Contractors?

What are the Risks Involved in Using Contractors?

Managing a growing contractor workforce is a significant logistical challenge. You need to consider the legal and safety implications of having them on-site and weigh this against the value that they bring to your operations. Ultimately, you need to work closely with...

6 Ways Outsourcing Contractor Management Saves You Money

6 Ways Outsourcing Contractor Management Saves You Money

Contractor management is a complex process that takes a considerable amount of time. You need to hire contractors who are licenced, qualified and insured. Its important to communicate with them regularly and keep on top of their supporting documentation. That means...

When it Comes to Cost, Should You Outsource Prequalification?

When it Comes to Cost, Should You Outsource Prequalification?

Engaging the right contractors can make a big impact on the success of your business, but they can also introduce significant risk. If we choose the wrong company for the project, not only can it impact the timelines and quality of work, but it can affect workplace...

Stuck in a Safety Rut? How to Find the Motivation for Change

Stuck in a Safety Rut? How to Find the Motivation for Change

As a leader, no doubt, you’re well aware of the importance of safety in the workplace. But, is it something that is always front of mind, do you continually push to make improvements, or are you stuck in a safety rut? In the same way as our employees can become...

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