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  • Download the latest MATS Newsletter featuring a look at the challenges Covid-19 has caused at Mitie, Tim Lord’s retirement and KCOM’s ICT business sale to Nasstar. Download the Newsletter by clicking here.

  • MATS have now drafted a new Guidance Note GN-014 – Structural Inspections of Masts and Towers and is now inviting comments / suggestions from the industry and other stakeholders to this draft document. The Ask – Please reply with any feedback to: enquiries@matsgroup.info by 20th October 2021.

  • In order to work at height on MATS Group telecommunication structures during the pandemic the Group allowed extensions to expired certificates to 31st July 21 on the following qualifications: MATS Basic Climber and Rescue Flat roof / Rooftop Access Climbers Medical Please note these extensions have 

  • We would like to thank everybody who purchased tickets and who agreed to exhibit at our 4th MATS Annual Conference which was originally due to take place in 2020 and then October 2021 due to the Covid-19 situation. Leading up to the event our top priority remains the safety, health and well-being of

  • In light of the latest advice by the UK Government on the planned roadmap of easing of lockdown restrictions across the UK, the MATS group has again reviewed the options available to us in order to support our industry in maintaining the infrastructure that enables key services to be provided In ord

  • The MATS Group Spring Newsletter 2021 is available now. The newsletter features a look at this year’s National Register of RF Workers, an update on the groups industry wide Roof Worker Scheme consultation and some top tips from Mental Health awareness week.

  • MATS have now drafted a new Guidance Note GN-015 – Landlord Packs – Minimum Requirement and is now inviting comments / suggestions from the industry and other stakeholders to this draft document. Proposed Guidance Notes The Ask Please reply with any feedback to: enquiries@matsgroup.info 

  • MATS have now completed the first stage of the process for creating a Roof Worker Syllabus.  We believe it reflects the present working practices and situations that will be faced by those persons authorised to access our infrastructure.  We have considered a number of the existing trainin

  • The MATS Group Spring Newsletter 2021 is available now. The newsletter features a sad but fond farewell to former MATS Chair Alan Trueman, a look into Psittacosis and other diseases caused by exposure to bird droppings and a look into the balance of mental and physical health.

  • In light of the latest announcement by the UK Government on the easing of lockdown restrictions across the UK, the MATS group has reviewed the options available to us in order to support our industry in maintaining the infrastructure that enables key services to be provided. In order to work at heig