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How the Construction Industry Helpline Answered the Call in 2018

2018 WAS a difficult year for the construction industry and the human impact of that is clear, according to the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity. There...

Construction Workers Warned to Prepare for Harsh Winter

WITH recent weather forecasts suggesting the UK could be facing a prolonged cold snap, roof systems manufacturer Marley is urging construction workers to get...

Construction Period Dignity Campaign Launched

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to ensure that female workers in the construction sector can have dignity in the workplace during a menstrual period. Unite,...

£1m Annual Investment Allowance Opens Window of Opportunity for Business Purchases

CONSTRUCTION businesses could benefit from a valuable temporary tax relief scheme that has largely gone unnoticed since its introduction in the Autumn 2018 budget. The...

Government’s Inaction Risks Further ‘Carillion-Style’ Meltdowns

THE GOVERNMENT’S inaction, a year after Carillion’s collapse, is putting jobs at risk and could result in future corporate meltdowns, warns Unite. Carillion went into...

Housing & Infrastructure Boost for Construction as November 18 Figures Break...

THE Office for National Statistics today published November 2018’s figures showing that total construction output in the month recorded an all-time high. The month-on-month...

A Year of Developments in Construction, and What 2019 May Hold

THINGS never stand still in the construction industry and so, as expected, there was a lot of change in 2018, including legal and industry...

Housebuilder Encourages Supply Chain to Join Up

Willmott Dixon is asking its top-tier supply chain partners to register with the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS). All of Willmott Dixon’s Category A supply chain...

Midland Lead Committed to Developing Future Skills in Construction

Derbyshire based lead sheet manufacturer, Midland Lead, is proud to support seventeen colleges throughout the UK to help develop future skills within the construction...

December Fundraiser Helps Charity Support Construction Workers

An impressive £212,000 was raised by the Lighthouse Construction Industry charity for construction families in crisis. On 7 December 1000 Guests were entertained in the...