Within the budget a few weeks ago George Osborne announced there would be extra cash for road and flood defence repairs, which is unsurprising after the awful sights of Somerset earlier this year. £140 million to repair the damaged flood defences was proposed as well as a £200 million fund for pothole repairs. Although many have met this with skepticism, surely it’s a start?
After this years budget taking place a few weeks ago, finally some positive news and support from MP’s for the construction industry.
The Help to Buy scheme is doing so improving the economy so hugely that it’s existence has been extended another few years, taking us to 2020, at least.
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All construction workers are in risk in terms of fuel theft. It doesn’t only cause damage to your vehicles but also lead to a loss of money and an extra tax load. The key is to educate people, make them aware. Also if you have been paying for your own transportation and fuel then you are entitled to a tax refund. You can easily submit your tax return by using our online tax return services.
If you work in construction the chances are you are required to drive vehicles on site regularly. With fuel theft increasing on a weekly basis your industry is one of the largest at risk. Fuel fraud or even laundering is also now some of the most popular crimes being committed, so every one on site, whatever their role needs to be more vigilant. Some site managers may be tempted to buy batches of cheap fuel, however most of the laundered fuel has been filtered through chemicals or acid that does real damage to fuel pumps in vehicles, costing thousands to rectify.