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Call for Evidence on Product Information Post Grenfell

SINCE THE publication of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety by Dame...

Construction Gender Pay Gap Narrows

A RECENT survey has found that the gender pay gap has closed in the construction...

Construction Plan to Brace for Brexit

MAJOR PLAYERS in the UK construction industry have published a plan to help brace the...

Extra CITB Funding Only Half the Battle

APPRENTICESHIP FUNDING will increase by 30%, the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced. From 1...

Construction Leaders Unite to Limit Environmental Impact

TWENTY-THREE built environment businesses have signed an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer...

Union Claims Government Will Fail to Tackle Workplace Exploitation

THE GOVERNMENT’S proposals to create a single labour enforcement body as part of its ‘workers’...

Insulation Manufacturer Backs Call for ‘Golden Period of Housebuilding’

THE HOUSING minister’s vision for a golden period of housebuilding is achievable, according to insulation...

World’s First Air Pollution Measurement App Launched

A UNIQUE APP that aims to help outdoor workers reduce their exposure to air pollution...

2019 UK Roofing Awards Shortlist Announced

THIS YEAR’S UK ROOFING AWARDS shortlisted projects have been announced by the NFRC and the...

Worker Suffers Multiple Injuries in Fall from Height

CONSTRUCTION company, Rivergate Developments Ltd, has been sentenced for safety breaches after an employee fell...

Heightsafe Says HSE Plan Must Do More to Tackle Killer Accidents

THIS MONTH the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will publish its latest 2019/20 Business Plan,...

DMR Roofing Academy Officially Opens

DMR TRAINING officially launched their new Roofing Academy in Wigan yesterday, with the North West...

UK’s First College ‘Academic Partnership’ Announced

TO MARK this week’s National Apprenticeship Week (4 – 8 March), an international engineering association...

Marley Announces Architectural Partnership

A YEAR-LONG sponsorship agreement will see Marley team up with the Birmingham Architects Association (BAA)...

FREE Tickets to the National Homebuilding and Renovating Show

Roofing Today is offering its readers two FREE tickets to the National Homebuilding & Renovating...

Women Build New Perception of Construction Industry Roles

AS PART OF National Apprenticeship Week, one Swansea-based construction company has showcased the growing diversity...

Digital Supply Chain Model Wins Government Fund Backing

A PROPOSAL to create a digitally connected supply chain model for the construction industry has...

Evidence of Police Collusion Strengthens Call for Public Inquiry

A CALL for a full public inquiry into the blacklisting of construction workers has been...

Construction Mental Health Conference Set to Launch

Today, two construction workers will take their own life. Male site workers are three times...

Manufacturer Visits Roofing College for CPD Day

TAKING PLACE in National Apprenticeship Week, Hambleside Danelaw’s Paul Lambert presented NVQ Level 2 Slating...

First Master Builder Appointed to Construction Council

A MASTER Builder has been appointed to the Construction Leadership Council, in the hope that it will ensure the council's representation of SME firms...

Logistics Firm Extends Transport Contract with Marley Ltd

LOGISTICS and supply chain consultancy firm, Wincanton, has extended its arrangement to manage the distribution of Marley Ltd’s products across the UK until 2023. The...

RIBA Responds to Approved Document B

EVIDENCE has been submitted by The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) to the Government’s technical consultation on Approved Document B. The document covers English...

Construction Activity Declines for First Time in 11 Months

UK CONSTRUCTION companies indicated a fall in business activity levels during February, ending a ten-month period of continual expansion. Reductions in commercial building and civil...

Low Carbon Homes Event Announces Speaker Line Up

THE SOUTH WEST Low Carbon Homes event will open its doors on the 11 March 2019 providing an opportunity for housing professionals to listen,...

Funding for College to Develop VR Construction Training

CITY COLLEGE Plymouth has received £280,000 funding from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to develop and deliver a two year immersive learning project. Kier...

University VS Apprenticeships: An Apprentice Perspective

NEW figures from UCAS reveal 38.8% of 18-year-olds in England have applyied for UK universities this year. But what are the alternatives?  As part of National Apprenticeship...

PRO GRP Roofing System – No Joints, No Seams, No Leaks

CROMAR PRO GRP System is exceptionally popular as a flat roofing solution – it provides a modern look and can often be cheaper than...

Roof Truss Manufacturer Launches Apprenticeship Scheme

TO MARK the start of National Apprenticeship week, Pasquill, a UK manufacturer and supplier of roof trusses, has launched its new apprenticeship scheme, funded...

Roofing Trainees to Reach for the Top in BMI Apprentice of the Year 2019

FOLLOWING THE great success of the two previous competitions, BMI UK & Ireland – the UK’s largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing and...

Parents’ Apprenticeship Preference Revealed in New Research

MORE PARENTS in the UK want to see their child undertake an apprenticeship than...

Praise for Apollo Apprenticeship Programme

LIQUID ADHESIVE, sealant coating and primer manufacturer, Apollo Chemicals, is celebrating its apprenticeship programme as...

New Guide on Offsite Construction for Building Services

A NEW free to download topic guide on Offsite Construction for Building Services has been launched...

Bespoke Training Course Supports Next Roofing Generation

MARLEY TEAMED up with Leeds College of Building (LCB) to help support the next generation...

Report Reveals Increase in New Affordable Homes

THE UK’s housebuilders and developers registered 12,677 new homes at the start of the year...

Construction Industry Writes to PM Regarding ‘No Deal’ Brexit

FIVE LEADING construction industry trade bodies have signed a joint letter to the prime minister,...

Architecture Company Set to Design New University of Glasgow Building

THE UNIVERSITY of Glasgow has appointed architects Woods Bagot to design and deliver a new...

Increase in Hand Arm Vibration Breaches on Construction Sites

A 33% YEAR on year rise in the number of ‘Hand Arm Vibration’ breaches recorded...

Campaign to End HS2 Mistreatment of Construction Workers

A NEW campaign was launched today protesting the alleged mistreatment of construction workers operating on...

Delayed Brexit Spells Further Uncertainty for UK Construction

THE PRIME MINISTER has pledged that MPs will have three chances to vote on the...

Calls for Enhanced Reporting to Improve Work at Height Culture

A NEW report calling on the Government and construction and roofing industries to undertake a...

Roofing Company Shortlisted for North East Business Award

A TEESSIDE roofing company has been shortlisted for an award at The North East Business...

New Guide on Energy Storage Launched for UK House Builders

A NEW guide, that aims to ensure that household-scale battery systems are fit for purpose,...

Forecast Reveals Low yet Positive Growth for Construction Amid Brexit Uncertainty

POSITIVE GROWTH is expected for the construction sector despite the uncertainty of Brexit, according to...

CARLISLE CM Europe Expands UK and Ireland Sales Team

WITH THE start of 2019, CARLISLE CM Europe has strengthened and expanded its national sales...

Efficient Shopping with Kingspan and Lidl Ireland

KINGSPAN'S high-performance insulated panel and PV products have helped to create a new, energy-efficient Lidl...

BMI Lifts the Vale with Primary School Project

SAFE, ROBUST and theft-proof, Romilly Primary School is now set for many maintenance-free years thanks...

VELUX Appoints New Managing Director to Lead Roof Window Business from UK Headquarters in Scotland

VELUX® Company Ltd has appointed a new managing director to lead its roof window business...

Unite to Force Blacklisting Construction Boss to Court

UNITE, THE CONSTRUCTION UNION, says it will attempt to force Cullum McAlpine, one of the...

New Contract Guidance Available for Construction Industry

CONSTRUCTION contract standards company, JCT, has been providing new guidance for public sector clients on...