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EMCC: Construction & Property forum

28 June, 2017, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

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This forum is for businesses involved in the construction and property sector.  Fundamentally it discusses best practice, industry developments, sustainability in construction and skills.


  • Welcome from host and details of their technical capabilities.  Plus, new technologies currently being installed  into new builds, construction considerations when designing buildings to accept new technologies and what the future holds for technology in new builds – Total Integrated Solutions
  • Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) – Geldards LLP
  • The sentencing council guidelines: changes to breaches of health and safety – the implication for employers – Safety PAL

Further information

Our host, Total Integrated Solutions, will provide a welcome to delegates and discuss some of new and future technologies that will be installed into new builds that are demanded by clients, they will also touch on what considerations should be taken when considering this technology at the design stage.

Then David Watson, Property Partner, Geldards LLP will cover the new MEES regulations.  These will apply from April 2018 and are a new legal standard for minimum energy efficiency applicable to rented commercial buildings. The new legal standard brings threats and opportunities for landlords, freehold investors, developers and lenders.  David will explain the new regulation, why it is being introduced and who it applies to.

Finally Karl Spencer, Managing Director of Safety PAL will provide a brief overview of the effects to business operations should they be prosecuted for a breach of the Health & Safety At Work Act 1974.  Karl will explain some of the relevant changes since the Sentencing Guidelines were introduced on 1 February 2016.  In addition, he will run through some recent prosecutions, thereby providing examples of fines levied on business owners and directors.


This event is free to non-members and charged at £30+VAT per place for non-members.  Register your attendance now.


28 June, 2017
8:00 am - 9:30 am


East Midlands Chamber


Total Integrated Solutions
Hamilton Way,
Mansfield, NG18 5BU United Kingdom
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0333 800 0300


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