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Construction Reforms Must Accelerate to Deliver Government Ambitions says CBI

GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY must work together to spur construction reforms including an improvement in buying habits if the industry is to successfully underpin UK...

Construction Activity Rises at Softest Pace Since February

UK CONSTRUCTION companies signalled a further increase in output volumes during August, however the pace of growth eased notably from the previous survey period. There...

Travis Perkins Update Shows Super Sales Surge

REPORTING ITS HALF year results for the six months ending 30 June 2021, Travis Perkins plc shows a 44.1% surge in revenue. The robust revenue...

Working at Height Breaches Increase by 84% on Construction Sites

AN 84% INCREASE in the number of working at height breaches on construction sites were reported during the first quarter of 2021 by The...

Construction Workers Face Retirement ‘Black Hole’ as Pension Take-Up Limited

THE MAJORITY OF construction workers are not saving towards their retirement, research by Unite, the UK’s construction union, has found. Following a freedom of information...

CaberDek Wins the Battle with the Great British Weather!

CaberDek, part of Norbord's CaberFloor range, is designed to withstand the elements for up to 42 days between laying the floor and fixing the...

February’s Construction Output Shows Highest Rise in Past Six Months

IN THE LATEST figures from the Office for National Statistics, construction output grew by 1.6% (£213 million) in February 2021. February’s output was £13,319 million...

11 Contractors Win Place on £350m Construction Framework

HOUSING ASSOCIATION Abri has named the 11 successful contractors added to its £350m construction framework to build 10,000 sustainable homes. The contractors have won a place on...

Stark Divide Between Construction Companies Coping with Covid

A SURVEY OF 100 UK construction companies reveals a stark divide in how construction companies have fared during the COVID-19 crisis. While almost half of...

Hundreds of Companies Sign Up for Construction Talent Retention Scheme –...

HUNDREDS of construction companies have signed up to the Construction Talent Retention Scheme, which goes live today. More than 400 employers have signed up to...