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Confidence in New Builds Fall as Average English House Will Have to Last 2,000 Years
18.08.17Confidence in New Builds Fall as Average English House Will Have to Last 2,000 Years The average new home in England will have t...
NFRC VACANCY - Regional Manager – North West Region
16.08.17NFRC VACANCY - Regional Manager – North West Region NFRC JOB VACANCY - REGIONAL MANAGER - NORTH WEST REGION The National F...
Wienerberger and Northwards Partnership Goes From Strength to Strength
15.08.17Wienerberger and Northwards Partnership Goes From Strength to Strength Manchester-based not-for-profit Arms Length Management Or...
Wienerberger Welcomes new Managing Director
14.08.17Wienerberger Welcomes new Managing Director Keith Barker has been appointed as Managing Director of Wienerberger, the UK provid...
Core Capital Invests in Avonside for Expansion
11.08.17Core Capital Invests in Avonside for Expansion Core Capital Partners LLP, the UK private equity fund, has become the first insti...
LRWA Announces Inaugural Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Awards
08.08.17LRWA Announces Inaugural Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Awards The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has ann...
Roger Daltrey's Good Luck Message to SR Timber
08.08.17Roger Daltrey's Good Luck Message to SR Timber The Who frontman Roger Daltrey CBE has sent a good luck message to a team from SR...
UK Construction Growth Slows to Six Year Low
07.08.17UK Construction Growth Slows to Six Year Low Growth prospects for the construction industry in 2018 have been downgraded as the ...
Three ways to Tackle Construction Skills Shortages
04.08.17Three ways to Tackle Construction Skills Shortages Increasing levels of gender diversity, widening talent pipelines and improvin...
IKEA to Sell Solar Panels and Battery System
04.08.17IKEA to Sell Solar Panels and Battery System Home furnishers, IKEA has teamed up with UK solar firm, Solarcentury to launch a ne...
GAP Announces Acquisition of SIG Building Plastics and SIG Windows
03.08.17GAP Announces Acquisition of SIG Building Plastics and SIG Windows General All-Purpose Plastics Ltd (GAP); the Blackburn, Lancas...
DIY SOS Needs YOU!
03.08.17DIY SOS Needs YOU! The BBC's favourite build series will host a Trades Day ahead of ambitious build in Swansea DIY ...
July Construction Growth Eases
02.08.17July Construction Growth Eases Weakest Construction Performance Since August 2016 Commercial work falls at fastest pa...
Langley Appoints Well-Known Industry Figure as Operations and Group Development Manager to Further Drive Training
01.08.17Langley Appoints Well-Known Industry Figure as Operations and Group Development Manager to Further Drive Training Langley UK Lt...
CPA Welcomes Independent Review of Building Safety and Regulations
01.08.17CPA Welcomes Independent Review of Building Safety and Regulations The Construction Products Association (CPA) has welcomed the ...
Avonside Group Services Acquires Bracknell Roofing
31.07.17Avonside Group Services Acquires Bracknell Roofing Avonside Group Services Limited, a leading roofing contracting business, has ...
Timber Expo Set to Address Safety and Quality in Buildings
31.07.17Timber Expo Set to Address Safety and Quality in Buildings Timber Expo, the UK’s only event dedicated exclusively to Timb...
Post Grenfell: UK Construction Week to Offer Definitive Safety Courses
31.07.17Post Grenfell: UK Construction Week to Offer Definitive Safety Courses Free, tailored CPD certified workshops introduced to ens...
NFB Calls on Government to Step up House Building Proposals
19.07.17NFB Calls on Government to Step up House Building Proposals The National Federation of Builders (NFB) has renewed its call to th...
Scaffolding Firm Hopes to Attract Female Trainees
11.07.17Scaffolding Firm Hopes to Attract Female Trainees A London scaffolding company has appointed its first female trainee scaffolder...
Construction Product Manufacturers Pessimistic of Growth
10.07.17Construction Product Manufacturers Pessimistic of Growth The CPA’s State of Trade Survey for 2017 Q2 reveals that UK const...
Curtis Moore Adds Sparkling Support to Charity Lunch
28.06.17Curtis Moore Adds Sparkling Support to Charity Lunch Earring winner Laura Reid with Yvonne Devlin Roofing and cladding contr...
New Construction Computer Game Aims to Inspire Next Generation
28.06.17New Construction Computer Game Aims to Inspire Next Generation A new computer game will be used to teach school children in Scot...
Manchester Protest Planned in Ongoing Housing Maintenance Dispute
28.06.17Manchester Protest Planned in Ongoing Housing Maintenance Dispute Members of Unite, the UK’s largest construction union, w...
Government Urged to End Health and Safety Deregulation Following Grenfell Tower Blaze
21.06.17Government Urged to End Health and Safety Deregulation Following Grenfell Tower Blaze The UK Government has been urged to scrap ...
Get Immigration Right or Construction Will Grind to a Halt
21.06.17Get Immigration Right or Construction Will Grind to a Halt The Government’s Immigration Bill must ensure that British busi...
CITB Plans to Cut Levy Rate
20.06.17CITB Plans to Cut Levy Rate The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is proposing to cut its levy rate for 2018-2020. ...
South West Construction Summit Success
19.06.17South West Construction Summit Success This year’s South West Construction Summit, held in Bristol recently, has been hail...
Stay Safe in the Sun Warning to Site Workers
19.06.17Stay Safe in the Sun Warning to Site Workers As Britain basks in a rare heatwave and temperatures soar above the summer average,...
‘Polyurethane Foam Could Help Bring Homes up to Standard’
16.06.17‘Polyurethane Foam Could Help Bring Homes up to Standard’ A fifth of homes in England still do not meet the Decent Homes Sta...
Global Solar Council Appoints New CEO
16.06.17Global Solar Council Appoints New CEO The Global Solar Council has selected Jodie Roussell to be the Council’s new Chief E...
Chance to Discuss How to Build Better Homes Faster
16.06.17Chance to Discuss How to Build Better Homes Faster Test, instruments, research and consultancy organisation BSRIA is inviting bu...
New Project Helps Disadvantaged Construct a Career
14.06.17New Project Helps Disadvantaged Construct a Career Twenty disadvantaged young people are to be given a head start in the constru...
Festool Urges Tradespeople to Use Pedal Power to Help Charity
13.06.17Festool Urges Tradespeople to Use Pedal Power to Help Charity A leading supplier of high-end power tools and accessories has lau...
General Election Silver Lining for Construction
09.06.17General Election Silver Lining for Construction The construction sector could be left vulnerable to the negative effects of poli...
What a Hung Parliament Means for the Construction Industry
09.06.17What a Hung Parliament Means for the Construction Industry Industry leaders have been reacting to the unexpected result of yeste...
European Construction Industry Continues Slow Recovery Process
09.06.17European Construction Industry Continues Slow Recovery Process The European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) has reported...
Construction Companies Invited to Adopt a School
07.06.17Construction Companies Invited to Adopt a School Constructing Excellence South West (CESW) is set to launch its Adopt a School C...
How Will the General Election Impact the Construction Industry?
07.06.17How Will the General Election Impact the Construction Industry? The result of tomorrow’s General Election is bound to have...
Centurion Unveils New Business Strategy
02.06.17Centurion Unveils New Business Strategy Leading above-the-neck personal protective equipment specialist Centurion has unveiled i...
Housebuilding Growth Helps Construction Sector Recovery
02.06.17Housebuilding Growth Helps Construction Sector Recovery UK construction companies experienced a sharp rebound in business activi...
Cskills Awards Changes Ownership
26.05.17Cskills Awards Changes Ownership The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has today agreed the sale of its awarding body,...
UK Roofing Awards 2017 Winners Announced
20.05.17UK Roofing Awards 2017 Winners Announced The Roof of the Year Award sponsored by SIG Roofing and chosen by the UK Roofing Awards...
Construction Leaders Welcome Conservative Manifesto
19.05.17Construction Leaders Welcome Conservative Manifesto The country’s construction leaders have been responding to the launch ...
ForgeFix Manager Completes London Marathon for Charity
19.05.17ForgeFix Manager Completes London Marathon for Charity Mike Pollard from ForgeFix successfully completed the 2017 Virgin Money L...
The Five Main Benefits of Apprenticeships
19.05.17The Five Main Benefits of Apprenticeships As youngsters begin to take their GCSE exams and make decisions about their futures, c...
Builders Urged to Take Action on Indoor Air Pollution
16.05.17Builders Urged to Take Action on Indoor Air Pollution House builders are just one of the sectors being urged to take immediate a...
New Life for Old Steel Structural Components
16.05.17New Life for Old Steel Structural Components Steel components recovered from old buildings could soon be in use as new materials...
Call For Government to Reduce Construction Site Pollution
15.05.17Call For Government to Reduce Construction Site Pollution The government is being urged to give local authorities more powers to...
Construction Materials Shortages Loom as Cemex Drivers Vote to Strike
15.05.17Construction Materials Shortages Loom as Cemex Drivers Vote to Strike Shortages of construction materials are expected to lead t...
A Year on From High Court Case, ‘Workers Still Being Blacklisted’
11.05.17A Year on From High Court Case, ‘Workers Still Being Blacklisted’ A year after blacklisted workers won compensation in the h...
Rising Costs Mean Mixed Start to 2017 for Construction Industry
10.05.17Rising Costs Mean Mixed Start to 2017 for Construction Industry A strong start to 2017 was reported by SME builders, civil engin...
SR Timber Duo's Kilimanjaro Climb Raises £5,000 for Heart Charity
05.05.17SR Timber Duo's Kilimanjaro Climb Raises £5,000 for Heart Charity (L-R) Richard Stone, Les Baynton of BHF and Jason Lumley ...
Heroes: ForgeFix Turn Fastenings Into Bowie Art for Charity
05.05.17Heroes: ForgeFix Turn Fastenings Into Bowie Art for Charity Hardware distributor ForgeFix has turned charity fundraising into an...
NHBC’s Technical Guidance to Reduce Render Problems
04.05.17NHBC’s Technical Guidance to Reduce Render Problems New technical guidance highlighting best practice for the application of r...
Next Phase of Major Conservation Project on 900-year-old Westminster Hall Commences
04.05.17Next Phase of Major Conservation Project on 900-year-old Westminster Hall Commences The next phase of refurbishment work on West...
Immigration and Skills Key to Success of Next Government, says FMB
02.05.17Immigration and Skills Key to Success of Next Government, says FMB The next Government must ensure the construction sector has e...
Most Affordable Housing in the UK
28.04.17Most Affordable Housing in the UK Kingston-upon-Hull is the most affordable city in Britain with 92% (91.9%) of properties curre...
Don’t Forget Drivers at Work
28.04.17Don’t Forget Drivers at Work Health and safety at work should also include drivers on work trips, says a road safety organisat...
Strong 2017 Start for NHBC New Homes
27.04.17Strong 2017 Start for NHBC New Homes More than 42,000 new homes were registered in the UK by NHBC in the first three months of ...
Call to Make Buildings ‘Greener’
26.04.17Call to Make Buildings ‘Greener’ Europe’s buildings must be made more environmentally-friendly, says a coalition of 30...
Unite Calls For Action on Workplace Death Delays
26.04.17Unite Calls For Action on Workplace Death Delays Friends and families who have lost loved ones to workplace fatalities are havin...
Free Guide to Marketing Your Firm Digitally
25.04.17Free Guide to Marketing Your Firm Digitally In this increasingly technological age, dominated by the internet and social media, ...
Icopal Staff Raise Over £8,000 For Cancer Charity
24.04.17Icopal Staff Raise Over £8,000 For Cancer Charity Simon Woods from Icopal hands over the cheque to Jennifer Bailey from The Chr...
Finalists Announced for UK Roofing Awards
18.04.17Finalists Announced for UK Roofing Awards The finalists for this year’s UK Roofing Awards have been announced by the Nati...
Union Launches Legal Challenge to Bogus Self-Employment in Construction
13.04.17Union Launches Legal Challenge to Bogus Self-Employment in Construction The union Unite has launched a legal appeal case at the ...
Housebuilders to Benefit from New Timber Construction Collaboration
13.04.17Housebuilders to Benefit from New Timber Construction Collaboration Alex Goodfellow (STA) and Jonathan Fellingham (TRA) sign a M...
Construction Products Association Gets New Chairman
12.04.17Construction Products Association Gets New Chairman The Construction Products Association (CPA) has named Carl Arntzen as its ne...
Construction Products Firms Report Increase in Sales
07.04.17Construction Products Firms Report Increase in Sales UK manufacturers of construction products have reported an increase in sale...
FPB Asks Government to Offer More Help to SMEs
07.04.17FPB Asks Government to Offer More Help to SMEs The Forum of Private Business (FPB) is calling on the government to help small an...
Silva Timber Reaches New Heights with Maggies Centre Parachute Jump
04.04.17Silva Timber Reaches New Heights with Maggies Centre Parachute Jump Silva Timber is reaching new heights by fundraising for the ...
LRWA Appoints its First CEO
29.03.17LRWA Appoints its First CEO The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has announced the appointment of Sarah Spink...
Planning and Finance Slows SME Entrants into Construction
29.03.17Planning and Finance Slows SME Entrants into Construction The construction sector saw a 4% increase in the number of SMEs from ...
Trustmark Seeks New Chair and Board Director
27.03.17Trustmark Seeks New Chair and Board Director TrustMark, the Government endorsed quality mark for reputable local tradespeop...
Housebuilding Giant’s £1.3m Tax Avoidance Scheme Exposed
13.03.17Housebuilding Giant’s £1.3m Tax Avoidance Scheme Exposed A tax tribunal has ruled against a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) avoida...
Contractor Penalties Proposed for New Civic Housebuilding Approach
13.03.17Contractor Penalties Proposed for New Civic Housebuilding Approach The homelessness charity, Shelter, has called for contractors...
Construction Growth Slows Upward Yearly Trend
10.03.17Construction Growth Slows Upward Yearly Trend In January 2017, construction output fell by 0.4% compared with December 2016. Thi...
NIA and NLA Partnership to Help Landlords Find Insulation Installers
06.03.17NIA and NLA Partnership to Help Landlords Find Insulation Installers The National Insulation Association (NIA) and National Land...
Slow Growth for Construction and Cost Pressures at 8 Year High
02.03.17Slow Growth for Construction and Cost Pressures at 8 Year High UK construction companies recorded a sustained expansion of over...
Redland Boosts Tile Manufacturing with Multi-£M Investment
24.02.17Redland Boosts Tile Manufacturing with Multi-£M Investment Roof tile manufacture at Redland’s Shawell plant where pro...
A Strong Year of Growth for Sales of Building Products
23.02.17A Strong Year of Growth for Sales of Building Products Another strong set of results for the final quarter of 2016 completes a f...
Renewables Now Reaching Cost Parity with Fossil Fuels says Lloyd’s Register Report
10.02.17Renewables Now Reaching Cost Parity with Fossil Fuels says Lloyd’s Register Report Renewable power generation technologies are...
Annual New Home Figures Up on Decade, Down on Year
03.02.17Annual New Home Figures Up on Decade, Down on Year More than 150,000 new homes were registered in the UK by NHBC in 2016, the s...
Construction Loses Momentum in January
02.02.17Construction Loses Momentum in January Weakest activity growth since the recovery began in September 2016 Job creatio...
Roofing Skills Shortage Worsens, Warns FMB
25.01.17Roofing Skills Shortage Worsens, Warns FMB The skills shortage in the roofing sector and right across the UK construction indust...
Industry Agrees Single Process for BIM Product Data
20.01.17Industry Agrees Single Process for BIM Product Data Three leading construction industry bodies have moved to clear up growing co...
CITB Unveils Levy Proposal to Fund New Offer to Industry
16.01.17CITB Unveils Levy Proposal to Fund New Offer to Industry CITB is to begin its consultation with industry on a new Levy offer whi...
Will the Trump Effect Boost ‘Made-in-Britain’ Manufacturing?
16.01.17Will the Trump Effect Boost ‘Made-in-Britain’ Manufacturing? In the wake of Donald Trump's US presidential win, Cradley ...
30,000 Less Houses Needed in Greater Manchester to Save Green Belt, say Countryside Campaigners
16.01.1730,000 Less Houses Needed in Greater Manchester to Save Green Belt, say Countryside Campaigners The Campaign to Protect Rural En...
Jobseekers Find Opportinities at Russells’ Recruitment Open Day
11.01.17Jobseekers Find Opportinities at Russells’ Recruitment Open Day Paul Erskine shows visitors round Russell Roof Tiles Jobse...
New Construction Minister Appointed at Crucial Moment, says FMB
11.01.17New Construction Minister Appointed at Crucial Moment, says FMB The new Construction Minister has been appointed at a crucial ju...
House Building Defies Overall Construction Decline
11.01.17House Building Defies Overall Construction Decline The latest Office for National Statistics figures show that in November 2016,...
UK Construction Manufacturing Achieves Growth for 15th Quarter
09.01.17UK Construction Manufacturing Achieves Growth for 15th Quarter Sales in the UK construction products manufacturing market conti...
Major Issues Facing the Construction Industry in 2017
09.01.17Major Issues Facing the Construction Industry in 2017 Staff shortages, a weak pound and a potential technological uprising are j...
Builders Report Price Hikes with 22% Rise in Spanish Slate, warns FMB
09.01.17Builders Report Price Hikes with 22% Rise in Spanish Slate, warns FMB 70% of UK builders have seen an increase in material price...
Optimism for the New Year as Northern Bear Celebrates Ten Years
31.12.16Optimism for the New Year as Northern Bear Celebrates Ten Years As Northern Bear celebrates its first 10 years serving the North...
Bauder Gives the Gift of Dignity to Homeless Men and Women
22.12.16Bauder Gives the Gift of Dignity to Homeless Men and Women Bauder’s Janet Copping pictured above with Beacon House CEO Viv...
House Prices Rose by 6.9% Average in 2016
21.12.16House Prices Rose by 6.9% Average in 2016 The average UK property price increased from £202,66 3to £216,674 in the y...
Mixed Predictions for Construction in 2017
21.12.16Mixed Predictions for Construction in 2017 Ian Anfield, Managing Director of construction audit and contract provider, Hudson Co...
Each Home Counts: Bonfield Review Recommends Quality Mark for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
19.12.16Each Home Counts: Bonfield Review Recommends Quality Mark for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy The government has release...
Construction Falls Flat in November Raising Concerns for 2017
15.12.16Construction Falls Flat in November Raising Concerns for 2017 After a robust month for construction in October, November has see...
Adrian Belton Resigns as CITB Chief Executive
12.12.16Adrian Belton Resigns as CITB Chief Executive CITB Chairman James Wates today announced that Adrian Belton has resigned as Chief...
LRWA Apprentice Wins World Roofing Championships
09.12.16LRWA Apprentice Wins World Roofing Championships A former Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) apprentice is enco...
RIBA House of the Year Shortlist Grows with Addition of Two More of the UK’s Best New Homes
08.12.16RIBA House of the Year Shortlist Grows with Addition of Two More of the UK’s Best New Homes Photos and credits: clockwise from...
HSE to Prosecute Crossrail Contractors
07.12.16HSE to Prosecute Crossrail Contractors The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today informed BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial A...
First BIM Kitemark Shows BIM Construction Capability
06.12.16First BIM Kitemark Shows BIM Construction Capability BSI, the business standards company, has today launched a new Kitemark for...
Scientific Breakthrough Reveals Ground-Breaking Alternative to Battery Power Storage
06.12.16Scientific Breakthrough Reveals Ground-Breaking Alternative to Battery Power Storage A Chinese supercapacitor electric bus at a...
Britain’s Builders\' Merchants Buck Downbeat ONS Construction Trend
02.12.16Britain’s Builders\' Merchants Buck Downbeat ONS Construction Trend Building on growth in the first six months of 2016, builde...
Construction Rebound Continues in November, but Cost Inflation Strongest for 5.5 Years
02.12.16Construction Rebound Continues in November, but Cost Inflation Strongest for 5.5 Years Business activity rises at fastest r...
Big Brands say “Stop the Solar Tax Hike”
02.12.16Big Brands say “Stop the Solar Tax Hike” Over 160 NGOs, schools, academics, energy providers and public institutions ask the...
Brexit No Threat Says 77% of Construction Firms
30.11.16Brexit No Threat Says 77% of Construction Firms Leading commercial insurer RSA has today released a report, Future Impacts, whic...
CITB Funds New Construction Anti-Slavery Training Programme
28.11.16CITB Funds New Construction Anti-Slavery Training Programme The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) will fund a new ini...
Monier Redland Wage Freeze ‘A Slap in the Face’ for Workers, Says GMB
28.11.16Monier Redland Wage Freeze ‘A Slap in the Face’ for Workers, Says GMB GMB, the union for building materials workers, has dem...
Do You Know a Guardian Angel who Deserves to be Recognised?
23.11.16Do You Know a Guardian Angel who Deserves to be Recognised? Do you know someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty to sa...
LSA Requires New Trainee or Experienced Tutor/Technical Officer
20.11.16LSA Requires New Trainee or Experienced Tutor/Technical Officer The Lead Sheet Association is seeking to appoint a new Tutor/Tec...
UK-GBC Responds to Government Environmental Audit Committee Report
17.11.16UK-GBC Responds to Government Environmental Audit Committee Report The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has today responded to...
Housing Figures Up 11% is Moving in the Right Direction, says FMB
15.11.16Housing Figures Up 11% is Moving in the Right Direction, says FMB The rise in house building completions is helping to tackle th...
Total Construction Output Down but New Work Up
14.11.16Total Construction Output Down but New Work Up In the first quarterly estimate for construction output based on figures that wer...
DfE Approves CITB’s Plan for Employers Developing Trailblazers
14.11.16DfE Approves CITB’s Plan for Employers Developing Trailblazers The Department of Education (DfE) has approved a CITB plan to s...
Brexit: Slowdown Forecast for Construction
08.11.16Brexit: Slowdown Forecast for Construction The construction industry is facing a slowdown in growth in the aftermath of the EU r...
Construction Defies Brexit Pessimism in Q3 but Costs a Growing Threat
07.11.16Construction Defies Brexit Pessimism in Q3 but Costs a Growing Threat The Construction Product Association’s latest Constr...
Construction Output Rises in October, Driven by Housing Activity
02.11.16Construction Output Rises in October, Driven by Housing Activity Key findings: Business activity increases at fastest ...
UCATT to Join Unite to Form One ‘Powerful Union’ for Construction
02.11.16UCATT to Join Unite to Form One ‘Powerful Union’ for Construction Construction workers will have one united union from 1 Ja...
Cheapest Clean Solar Power Cut Out of UK Market
02.11.16Cheapest Clean Solar Power Cut Out of UK Market A detailed new analysis shows that the standard method for financing large scale...
 House Developer and Woman Founder Finalists in NFB Awards 2016
01.11.16 House Developer and Woman Founder Finalists in NFB Awards 2016 Golden Houses Developments has been shortlisted to receive two a...
CPA Forecasts Mixed Picture for Construction in 2017 and 2018
31.10.16CPA Forecasts Mixed Picture for Construction in 2017 and 2018 The CPA’s latest forecasts highlight a mixed picture for th...
Farmer Review Focus on Off Site is Right, Says Prater
31.10.16Farmer Review Focus on Off Site is Right, Says Prater Stuart Whiting, Technical Director at Prater has responded to the Farmer R...
LRWA Appoints New Director
31.10.16LRWA Appoints New Director The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has appointed a new director to its board, Ma...
Wanted – Bosch Tool Testers
29.10.16Wanted – Bosch Tool Testers #builtwithBosch campaign offers free tools to lucky professionals     Test t...
Tony Giddings to Talk Collaboration at JCT Povey Lecture 2016
28.10.16Tony Giddings to Talk Collaboration at JCT Povey Lecture 2016 “Collaboration: how Argent developed its successful way of w...
NHTG Bursary Scheme Offers Paid Heritage Roofing Training
28.10.16NHTG Bursary Scheme Offers Paid Heritage Roofing Training The NHTG bursary scheme is open for applications for exciting paid app...
Advanced Retrofit Training Course Aims to Get Retrofit ‘Right First Time’
24.10.16Advanced Retrofit Training Course Aims to Get Retrofit ‘Right First Time’ A unique online advanced retrofit training course,...
Industry Flocks to UK Construction Week
21.10.16Industry Flocks to UK Construction Week The final day of the UK’s largest construction trade event UK Construction Week ha...
Demand for Building Work Bucks Brexit, says FMB
19.10.16Demand for Building Work Bucks Brexit, says FMB Consumer demand for building work remained resilient in the three months followi...
Efficiently-Shaped Homes could Significantly Reduce Energy Consumption
19.10.16Efficiently-Shaped Homes could Significantly Reduce Energy Consumption Energy demand in new homes could be halved if more focus...
Two Construction Firms Benefit from National Apprenticeship Scholarship
12.10.16Two Construction Firms Benefit from National Apprenticeship Scholarship Jordan Goulding shaking hands with Dan Davies Manager at...
New BRE and ESTA Guide Helps Businesses Gain Value from ESOS Audits
11.10.16New BRE and ESTA Guide Helps Businesses Gain Value from ESOS Audits A newly published briefing paper - Gaining Value from ESOS ...
Frank Howard Tools Hosts Festool Roadshow 2016
11.10.16Frank Howard Tools Hosts Festool Roadshow 2016 On Wednesday 12 October, Frank Howard Tools and Fixings Ltd, a tool supplier in E...
West Midlands Builder Is In UK Worker of the Year 2016 Final
11.10.16West Midlands Builder Is In UK Worker of the Year 2016 Final West Midlands-based builder, Guy Hodgson, has been selected as one ...
Management Changes at Optigreen
06.10.16Management Changes at Optigreen Green roof supplier, Optigreen has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director. Cur...
Construction Careers Website Wins Top Award
06.10.16Construction Careers Website Wins Top Award A website aimed at attracting more people into the construction industry has won a p...
New Harvard Study Finds Better Thinking and Better Health in Green-Certified Buildings
06.10.16New Harvard Study Finds Better Thinking and Better Health in Green-Certified Buildings Employees who work in certified green bui...
Construction Returns to Growth in September
04.10.16Construction Returns to Growth in September Business activity rises for the first time since May Solid upturn in hous...
Women in Roofing Join Forces with the Institute of Roofing
03.10.16Women in Roofing Join Forces with the Institute of Roofing The Women in Roofing organisation is now operating under the umbrella...
Business Rates for ‘Mainly Export’ Solar Agreed But concern over 6-8 fold Tax Hike for Business Solar Rooftops
03.10.16Business Rates for ‘Mainly Export’ Solar Agreed But concern over 6-8 fold Tax Hike for Business Solar Rooftops The draft rat...
Double Opening Joy for Selco Builders Warehouse
03.10.16Double Opening Joy for Selco Builders Warehouse The chief executive of the fastest growing trade only builders merchants has rev...
One Million New Homes by 2020
03.10.16One Million New Homes by 2020 Sajid Javid has announced what he claims will be the "largest state-backed" housing pro...
New Home Registrations 20% Up for August, reports NHBC
29.09.16New Home Registrations 20% Up for August, reports NHBC Almost 12,500 new homes were registered to be built in the UK in August a...
Solar and Storage: a Game-Changing Match Made in Technology Heaven
26.09.16Solar and Storage: a Game-Changing Match Made in Technology Heaven The Solar Trade Association (STA) has published its position ...
Domestic Housing Market sees Massive Falls in Transactions and Prices
21.09.16Domestic Housing Market sees Massive Falls in Transactions and Prices According to Q2 2016 data figures just released from HM L...
Ground-Breaking Energy Efficiency Financing for Homebuyers
20.09.16Ground-Breaking Energy Efficiency Financing for Homebuyers Homebuyers across the EU could be offered better borrowing rates on m...
SME House Builders have Nowhere to Build, Research Finds
20.09.16SME House Builders have Nowhere to Build, Research Finds Two thirds of SME house builders are struggling to identify land for de...
 Barbour ABI Wins DCLG Contract for Planning and Construction Development Data
15.09.16 Barbour ABI Wins DCLG Contract for Planning and Construction Development Data Construction industry analysts Barbour ABI have ...
UK SME Employees Voice Job Security Concerns Following Brexit
13.09.16UK SME Employees Voice Job Security Concerns Following Brexit Over a quarter (26%) of the UK’s SME business owners have a...
Construction Youth Trust Calls for Votes to Bag Tesco Carriers Fund
13.09.16Construction Youth Trust Calls for Votes to Bag Tesco Carriers Fund Construction Youth Trust is bidding to bag a massive cash bo...
Steel v Timber – How Will the Housing Market React?
30.08.16Steel v Timber – How Will the Housing Market React? With an increased emphasis on modern methods of construction and the benef...
McBains Cooper Gets Go Ahead for BAE Systems Submarine Training Centre
30.08.16McBains Cooper Gets Go Ahead for BAE Systems Submarine Training Centre Planning permission has been granted for the constructio...
Proteus Reach Regional Finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2016
25.08.16Proteus Reach Regional Finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2016 Proteus Waterproofing is thrilled that the company has ...
Shelter Right to Back SME House Builders, says FMB
24.08.16Shelter Right to Back SME House Builders, says FMB The Government could miss its target to build one million new homes by 2020 u...
APM Reveal Average Salaries of UK Project Managers
23.08.16APM Reveal Average Salaries of UK Project Managers Average salary of project manager rises 10 per cent from 2015 to £...
Changes to the London Plan for Zero Carbon Homes
23.08.16Changes to the London Plan for Zero Carbon Homes Graham Suttill, Sustainable Buildings Assessor at Darren Evans Assessments ...
Kingspan Joins MGMA
22.08.16Kingspan Joins MGMA The Metal Gutter Manufacturers Association (MGMA) has welcomed Kingspan Limited as a new member of MGMA. ...
UK’s Largest Crane Bridges the Gap in South Wales
19.08.16UK’s Largest Crane Bridges the Gap in South Wales The UK’s largest crane lifts the beams into position. The UK&rsquo...
Housebuilders Say Government New Housing Target is Unrealistic
18.08.16Housebuilders Say Government New Housing Target is Unrealistic Three quarters of housebuilders (74%) think the government’...
TJS Homes Growth Continues as Firm Fills Order Book
18.08.16TJS Homes Growth Continues as Firm Fills Order Book Swindon homebuilder, TJS Homes, is reporting continuing growth rates. T...
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Trades to the Rescue!
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