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With our in-depth knowledge of the construction industry, we can help you deal with whatever life throws at you – from dangerous hazards to day-to-day employee issues. That’s why construction businesses choose AfterAthena for Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety support.

Managing hazards on site

With tens of thousands of injuries recorded in construction each year, you’ll face many rules and regulations. But managing health & safety on construction sites is more than just meeting certain guidelines. It’s about protecting lives. Meeting HSE rules in construction isn’t always straightforward – as you need to consider the safety of your staff, contractors, and clients. And no matter whether your client is commercial or domestic, you need to take every step to make sure you get the job done safely.

We can help you with every aspect of your health & safety management. That includes site set-up and layout, training, construction phase plans, supporting you through risk assessments – and much more. And with our 24/7 helpline, you can speak to a construction health & safety advisor whenever you need help.

Expert Support

Here are just some of the issues you could face in construction:

  • Employment status – are your workforce employees, workers, or self-employed contractors?
  • Checking your staff have the right to work in the UK
  • Preventing discrimination and harassment
  • Dealing with absence
  • Managing employees’ capability and health problem

But you needn’t deal with these issues alone. From calculating sick pay to dealing with redundancies, our HR specialists can support you with whatever life throws at your business.

See what's included in our support:

  • On-site audit and assessment

    Construction-based advice – from hazardous substances to noise problems, we’ll identify every risk on your site. Protect your team – we’ll make sure your staff and clients avoid any harm. Stay compliant – our experts will help you meet tricky HSE standards.

  • 24/7 advice service

    Unlimited support – you can access our advice as many times as you like. 24/7 helpline – call us whenever you need help with your Health & Safety. UK-based consultants – we don’t outsource our support.

  • Asbestos support

    Demolition and refurbishment – we can help you prepare your survey before you remove any buildings or structures. Asbestos Management Plan – we can arrange your plan and help you with your next steps.

  • ISO Compliance

    ISO 45001 guidelines – all the Health & Safety; safety guidance we provide meets the right ISO standards. ISO accreditation support – if you’re interested in getting an ISO qualification, we can support you.


Who you'll be working with

Chris Boyle

Employment Law Partner

Jenny Winstanley

Head of HR Consultancy

Gary Buckett

Head of Health and Safety

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