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Higham Flat Roofing are trained in the removal of Asbestos. Our teams of UKATA ‘Category A’ Asbestos Awareness and UKATA ‘Category B’ Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal trained operatives, mean Higham Roofing are fundamentally competent to advise and undertake projects involving asbestos containing materials (ACMs).
Asbestos Cement Roofing remains a common feature on buildings, predominantly industrial structures in the United Kingdom. The properties of asbestos are that it is - A retardant of heat and flame, has high tensile strength, poor thermal conductivity, is resistant to alkalis and acids, is hydrophobic (repels water) and is ultimately inexpensive.
These properties made it a desirable product to building owners and specifiers of the era. Detrimentally, the early reports of implications to health were ignored.
Asbestos costs in the region of 5,000 people per year their life in the UK alone. The health risk it poses through inhalation when disturbed along with it's fragility make it obligatory to manage or remove.
Tax Relief – As a company registered in the United Kingdom paying Corporation Tax, you can claim 150% of any costs incurred for removing asbestos, replacing asbestos or controlling hazardous asbestos against your taxable profits. If no profit is made, a part cash refund can be claimed by HMRC.
Asbestos Removal Costs Example:
Project Cost: £100,000.00
£100,000.00 x 150% x 20% (example corporation tax – small profits rate 1st April 2014)
Reduction of tax liability figure: £30,000.00
Do not risk unregulated & illegal asbestos removals or replacements. The benefits include:
- Receive all Waste Transfer Notifications
- Less risk of health litigation
- Safe environment for your workforce
- Increase the value of your property/s
- Safer and more cost effective maintenance
- Reduced energy costs
- Increase of natural light
- Improved appearance
- Warranties covering workmanship and materials
To learn about what other training our operatives have received, please visit our health, safety and environment page.
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