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Construction and Property Forum

The Chamber's Construction and Property is designed for those businesses involved in the construction and property sector to come together to discuss a range of sector specific topics, share best practice, the latest technological developments, economic environment, sustainable construction and employability and skills. The forum also affords delegates the opportunity to network with like-minded businesses and feedback areas of opportunity and concern.

This forum is kindly hosted by HL Plastics, one of the UK's leading PVCu extrusion companies. Its premises consist of a purpose-built extrusion plant, warehouse and offices in Denby, Derbyshire, together with one of the biggest PVCu mixing plants in Europe. The Liniar brand was created by HL Plastics provides a range of products for the construction sector, waterways, retention and flood prevention.



- Welcome from HL Plastics

- What's new for the construction sector? - The latest rules and regulations that construction companies need to follow, along with latest updates on tax savings from RSM UK

This will include:

Reverse Charge

  • What reverse charge mean and how it will affect the construction industry.
  • The type of businesses anticipated to be most likely be affected;
  • What you need to do if you are within the domestic reverse charge rules - its interaction with Making Tax Digital; and
  • Actions you need to take

Tax savings

  • Latest updates on capital allowances - including recent changes to the Autumn 2018 budget which introduced Structure and Building Allowances (SBAs)
  • Latest updates on contaminated land remediation relief
  • What you need to do if you are within the domestic reverse charge rules


- Why construction companies need a digital strategy - Jake Third, Client Services Director, Hallam Internet

Jake was made a Director of Hallam following 4 years of driving business growth. In the same year, he was Commended as Young Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors (IoD). As Hallam's Client Services Director he introduces clients to Hallam's team of experts and strives to deliver an outstanding client experience. Jake's strengths are in consultative business development, analytical thinking, and digital marketing strategy. The presentation will cover:

  • Insights into the construction industry & digital trends
  • The digital marketing landscape
  • What goes into a successful digital strategy

- Enhancing build efficiencies in the Construction Sector - Charlie Foster, Business Development Manager, Industrial Liaison, The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)

The MTC acts as a 'broad church' for the whole industry, bringing together leading academics, constructors and supply chain, developing a faster route for innovation adoption, providing an ecosystem for building confidence in new innovation and enabling their timely implementation and exploitation. A place where the construction industry can pool its knowledge, share its experiences and solve its problems.

We will hear about how advanced manufacturing techniques are being applied in the construction sector to improve efficiencies and how the MTC can support adoption.

- Detail of the Construction Industry Peer Support (CIPS) program - Nottingham City Council  

CIPs offers free support* for people working in the construction industry to improve the wellbeing of workers through sport, advice from people who have overcome mental and physical health barriers, and priority access to medical support such as physios - ( *geographical restrictions may apply)


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Date: Thursday 11th July 2019 
Time: 8am - 10am 
Cost: Free for Members & £30+VAT for Non Members 
Venue: HL Plastics, Denby, Derbyshire