Updates

Our thoughts for Manchester Arena victims 1 year on

On the 1 year anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing, and what will understandably be a challenging day for many, BHA would like to offer our thoughts to all the family and friends of the victims who sadly lost their lives 12 months ago, and to all those affected by this tragic event, and to extend our solidarity to all of Manchester, the community of which has shown great strength and spirit of community through difficult times.

GDPR

As per the new legislation due to be enforced on 25 May 2018, all organisations must be in compliance with the GDPR directive or face heavy fines. We at BHA are continuing in our efforts to ensure that we meet all of the requirements set out to prevent any privacy breaches in regards to personal data.

Charging utility companies by the hour for roadworks…

Under new plans being considered, Councils in England would be allowed to charge utility companies by the hour for roadworks which cause significant disruption, following successful trials in London and Kent which saw severe congestion fall by more than 50%.  The plan aims to halve the delays motorists endure due to utility works, but if this plan goes ahead, it is likely to lead to higher costs being passed on when works relate to third party damage, placing more importance on seeking expertise to scrutinise repair costs.