• 26th July 2019

    For those who own or control buildings, asbestos management is a duty that you’re required by law to carry out, and there’s a very good reason for this. Asbestos can pose a real threat to health, with a host of potential diseases attributable to exposure.

  • So, You Think You’ve Found An Asbestos Containing Material: What Now?
    22nd July 2019

    The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 imposes duties on those who own or have control of a property to manage asbestos. This means that in instances where such materials have been found, it’s down to the duty holder to make sure it’s properly taken care of.

  • 8th July 2019

    As a contractor working within the construction industry, you are constantly having to demonstrate to clients that you have the credentials required not only to deliver a quality product, on time and within budget, but to ensure the health, safety and welfare of your employees, other contractors, and anyone else who may be impacted by…

  • 27th June 2019

    As an employer, you should be aware that you have certain health and safety responsibilities to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all your employees, sub-contractors and anyone who may be affected by your business activities.

  • 24th June 2019

    If you are a Contractor looking to manage and carry out building work, you will most definitely need to consider the development of a Construction Phase Plan. Regardless of the size, nature, the duration, the number of workers, the number of contractors involved and the risks associated with your project, if you are planning to…

  • Do I Need To Appoint A Competent Person To Keep My Business Health & Safety Compliant
    19th June 2019

    Do I need to appoint a Competent Person? Well, it really does depend! Not very useful, I know, but there are a number of factors that you’ll need to consider.

  • Safety in Construction Show 2019
    11th June 2019

    If your business operates within the construction industry, if you undertake or organise construction work, then the Safety in Construction Show being held at Derby Arena on Tuesday 25th June is a must attend event. The show is a platform to showcase safety products for use specifically within the construction industry and brings together providers…

  • 25th March 2019

    On 3rd October 2019, Paul Littlewood and Marie Littlewood will walk the final stages of the Camino Frances from Sarria to Santiago; a journey made by pilgrims across Europe to pay homage to St James the Great at the Cathedral at Santiago de Compostela.  The final stage begins at Sarria 113km east of Santiago and…

  • 18th February 2019

    At the beginning of January, Marpal decided to support Macmillan Cancer Support.  Cancer effects almost everyone either directly or indirectly and Macmillan are there to provide emotional, physical and financial support for people living with cancer.  Without the support of volunteers and fundraisers, the charity simply cannot provide the help and assistance that’s needed. Macmillan…

  • 3rd August 2018

    We are extremely proud to announce that Marpal will have been trading for 20 years this August; quite a milestone and achievement as many businesses fail in their early years.  Our expansion and growth has largely been organic; we have resisted the urge to grow too quickly, which has meant that we have been able…