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October 2019

Trade Leader October key highlights

• Tackling construction and demolition waste
• What is the cost of construction emissions?
• How to price your jobs for profit
• Regional winners from Registered Master Builder CARTERS 2019 Apprentice of the Year

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August 2019

Trade Leader August key highlights

• Tackling construction and demolition waste
• What is the cost of construction emissions?
• How to price your jobs for profit
• Regional winners from Registered Master Builder CARTERS 2019 Apprentice of the Year


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June 2019

Trade Leader June key highlights

• Accord reinforces industry partnership with Government
• What are your responsibilities under a labour-only contract?
• New products create new compliance challenges
• How does migration affect housing demand?
• Five keys to winning jobs

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April 2019

Trade Leader April key highlights

• Vocational Educational Training: What’s the direction from here?
• License suspensions – it’s YOUR choice!
• Quantity surveying and the LBP scheme
• The implications and future of Kiwibuild
• How to avoid cashflow mistakes
• Legal requirements of a clean site

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February 2019

Trade Leader February key highlights

• Economics – the downward trend and how it’s affecting the industry
• Taxes – what we can look forward from outcome of Tax Working Group
• Kiwisaver – free money! Potential 50% return on first investment
• Showcasing the best of New Zealanders and the outstanding quality of construction

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December 2018 - Jan 2019

Trade Leader December - Janurary key highlights

• We investigate BIM and how it impacts the way we build
• What’s the current state of the LBP scheme?
• Ensuring sustainably harvested tropical timber
• Enforcing a decision under the Construction Contracts Act
• Selection prices key to affordable housing
• Christchurch apprentice wins AOY title

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November 2018

Trade Leader November key highlights

• Stay cool and safe this summer
• Best practice: Top plate connections
• How to manage your client base
• Let’s talk professional indemnity insurance
• Threats and opportunities of KiwiBuild
• Quantity surveying for residential builds

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October 2018

Trade Leader October key highlights

• Industry collaboration key to meeting demand
• Kiwibuild looks to offsite manufacturing
• Apprentice of the Year regional winners announced
• Hitachi rebrands to HiKOKI and launches new products
• Lead contractor guidelines launched

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September 2018

Trade Leader September key highlights

• Construction pipeline report predicts growth
• Can you insure your construction risk?
• Surviving a cost blowout
• The low-down on safety gear
• Are business surveys accurate?
• New LBP Handbook released

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August 2018

Trade Leader August key highlights

• The government strategy to help with labour shortage
• Key Kiwibuild pointers
• Your options for hiring staff
• Health & Safety and starting a business
• What are ‘enforceable undertakings’
• Legal: Employment law

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July 2018

Trade Leader July key highlights

• LBP scheme evaluation report due
• MBIE determinations: Is it a structure or a vehicle?
• Technical: Saddle flashings and screw-type anchors
• Avoid slips and falls on site
• Business: Death and taxes
• Making insurance claims easier

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June 2018

Trade Leader June key highlights

• The importance of quality work
• Asbestos: the new requirements
• Keep your cash flowing
• 7 tips to site safety
• Will immigration affect housing?

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May 2018

Trade Leader May key highlights

• Hard facts about hard hats
• Building system performance update
• Changes following earthquake investigation
• LBP: Timber framing and foundation pointers
• Smoke alarms in rental properties
• Section prices affecting building levels

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April 2018

Trade Leader April key highlights

• Be aware of blindspots on-site
• Who’s responsible for repairs on your rental?
• Are you getting the best from ACC?
• What to do when a customer complains
• The growth of women in construction

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March 2018

Trade Leader March key highlights

• LBP: Designers’ responsibilities
• Busting myths around ladder safety
• Is your rental’s insulation up to standard?
• Global markets and residential building trends
• The trail left by cash jobs
• What are liquidated damages?

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February 2018

Trade Leader February key highlights

• LBP: Know your responsibilities
• Records of Work obligations
• Stay safe through summer
• Should insurance be compulsory?
• Fees free scheme to benefit industry
• New Product: Hitachi advanced 18V gasless nailer

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