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£7m Fines For Construction Fit-Out Cartel Companies

FIVE COMPANIES - Fourfront, Loop, Coriolis, ThirdWay and Oakley - have agreed to pay fines...

Next Year’s Rollout for IR35 Private Sector Reform Questioned

DESPITE A number of controversies since IR35 reforms were first introduced for contractors and freelancers...

Moderate Growth in UK Construction Output Amid Brexit Uncertainty

THE LATEST figures published by the ONS reveal that UK construction output decreased by 0.6%...

Jonathan Fletcher Joins Made for Trade

JONATHAN FLETCHER has been appointed as Business Development Manager at Made For Trade to bolster...

From Building Sites to High End Art Galleries

AS A SCHOOL-LEAVER, Daniel Hooper served his time on building sites across Europe. Alongside qualifying...

Building Envelope Contractor Set to Open New Construction Hub

THE DOORS to a new construction innovation hub will open in May 2019. Building envelope specialists,...

Roof Safety Specialist Experiences Record Sales

SHEFFIELD-BASED rooftop safety specialist, Roofco, is on target to exceed its annual financial projections by...

Your Guide to Tax Changes for 2019/20

SPRING MARKS the start of a new tax year. With new tax rates and thresholds...

New Pre-Qualification System Introduced to Save Construction £1bn a Year

A NEW PRE-QUALIFICATION system has been launched by Build UK and the Civil Engineering Contractors...

Roofing Contractor Rolls Out Sun Safety Campaign

BRACKNELL ROOFING is rolling out a Safety in the Sun campaign that aims to prepare...

New Report Shows London’s Rise Up the Green Roof League Table

SHIRLEY RODRIGUES, London’s Deputy Mayor for the Environment, will launch a report today which shows...

Roofing Merchant Launches Eggciting Easter Competition

HERTFORDSHIRE-BASED roofing merchant, Watts Roofing Supplies, has announced a new free to enter Easter competition...

Birmingham and Sandwell Councils Back Construction Charter

SANDWELL COUNCIL and Birmingham City Council will officially sign a Unite Charter today (9 April...

Construction Product Manufacturing Rises but Investment Stalls

THE CONSTRUCTION products manufacturing sector reported favourable results in the first quarter of 2019, with...

Van Drivers Urged to Reduce Vehicle Emissions

ROOFERS ARE being advised on how to reduce their vehicle’s emissions for better performance and...

Avonside Group Grow Their Own

AVONSIDE GROUP, the UK’s largest Roofing contractor, has made further investments to strengthen the management...

IPAF Launches Street Smart Safety Campaign for MEWPs

WORKING SAFELY on or next to roads is the new campaign from the International Powered...

New Rooflighting Website Provides Independent Specification Data

NARM, the National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers, has launched a new website which it claims...

UKGBC Releases Circular Economy Guidance

A COMPREHENSIVE guidance document, that aims to promote the practical application of circular economy principles...

Manufacturer Invests £1.2m in New Warehousing Facility

WORK IS now complete on Apollo Chemicals’ new £1.2m warehouse that aims to increase capacity...

New Member Added to SPRA Leadership Team

The SPRA COUNCIL has welcomed John McMullan from Firestone Building Products Ltd  onto the leadership...

Trade Rewards Scheme Launched by Online Builders’ Merchant

A BUILDERS’ MERCHANT has launched a new trade arm offering rewards for customers of its...

CMA Launches Construction Services Supply Investigation

FOLLOWING the prosecutions of five fit-out firms over bidding collusion's, the Competition and Markets Authority...

Construction Minister Resigns

CONSTRUCTION MINISTER, Richard Harrington, has stepped down from his post in order to vote against...

HS2 Workers Denied Holiday Pay and Correct Overtime Rates

WORKERS ON the government’s flagship HS2 development are being denied holiday entitlement and are loosing...

Company Fined After Two Workers Fall Through Rooflight

TWO WORKERS suffered serious injuries when they fell over four metres through a rooflight obscured...

Gully Howard Technical and NFRC Collaborate to Create Asbestos Awareness Training for Roofers

THERE HAS, for some time, been a growing recognition that training does not have to...

LRWA Appoints New Chairman and Vice Chairman

THE LIQUID Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has appointed a new Chairman – Stuart Hicks,...

Builders Merchant Set to Host Easter Cookery Demo Day

BUILDERS MERCHANT, Covers Home Ideas, will be giving its Chichester branch visitors the chance to...

Outsourcing Giant in Industrial Relations Mess, Says Union

OUTSOURCING GIANT, Mitie, should be banned from acquiring Interserve contracts according to Unite, the UK...

Kee Safety Guards Oslo Congress Centre

A COMBINATION of safety products from Kee Safety have been installed on the roof of...

Positive Contract Upturn for UK Residential Sector

FEBRUARY 2019 was a positive month for the residential sector, with £1.7 billion contracts awarded,...

Construction Industry Cyber Attacks Continue to Rise

THE CONSTRUCTION industry is the second most likely sector to be targeted by cyber fraudsters,...

RIDDOR Reporting Gets an Update

THE REPORTING of accidents, near misses and work-related illness has had a refresh, the Health...

Building Materials Supplier Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

BUILDING MATERIALS supplier, Travis Perkins, has appointed Frank Elkins as new Chief Operating Officer for...

RIBA Set to Open New Architecture Learning Centre

A NEW architectural learning space is set to open on 29 October 2019, in the...

Architectural Workloads Bounce Back Following Brexit Blow

A NEW index, produced by the RIBA, has revealed that architectural workloads bounced back during...

Considerate Constructors Scheme Reveals Development Plans

THE CONSIDERATE Constructors Scheme (CCS) is introducing a series of steps that aim to develop...

SLIMVAC Offers Smarter Route to Ultra-Thin, Lightweight Thermal Insulation

THE SLIMVAC® range of ultra-thin vacuum insulated panels from Promat UK utilises next generation materials...

The CRASH Charity Sailing Cup is Back!

THE CRASH Charity Sailing Cup will return for a fourth year on Friday 12th July...