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Cowboy Builders given prison sentences

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder Two cowboy builders who tried to con an elderly Exeter resident into having an expensive driveway laid have been given jail sentences. James Doran from Gloucester and Patrick Connors of Hertfordshire had already made another man in Plympton agree to pay six and a half thousand pounds for driveway work. The cowboy builders were thwarted when the man’s bank manager became suspicious – and the work they’d done was found to be shoddy. In the [...]


Crossrail managers face ‘spying and fear’ claims

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder Construction unions are calling for Crossrail and its main contractors to take action after a leaked safety report revealed a “culture of spying and fear” leaving workers and crossrail managers afraid to report accidents. Construction Union UCATT is calling for an urgent meeting after a leaked independent report revealed excessive man-marking by Crossrail managers was pushing relations with contractors to the limit. The damning report was produced by consultants MindSafety for the BBMV joint venture digging [...]

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Welcome To our New Improved Blog!

On our New Improved Blog we will be discussing the latest issues concerning Cowboy Builders, Confidence Tricksters and Rogue Traders. We will also aim to answer all your questions regarding these issues. You may have questions/opinions about our posts so please leave comments and we encourage you to become actively involved. If you are familiar with our new website, you will be aware that we have been fighting to eradicate Cowboy Builders for some time now. We are the original and [...]