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Outsourcing Giant in Industrial Relations Mess, Says Union

OUTSOURCING GIANT, Mitie, should be banned from acquiring Interserve contracts according to Unite, the UK and Ireland’s largest union. The union believes contracts should not...

Positive Contract Upturn for UK Residential Sector

FEBRUARY 2019 was a positive month for the residential sector, with £1.7 billion contracts awarded, an increase of 13.1% on January. The latest edition of...

Construction Industry Cyber Attacks Continue to Rise

THE CONSTRUCTION industry is the second most likely sector to be targeted by cyber fraudsters, according to new research from digital marketing agency, Reboot. The...

Building Materials Supplier Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

BUILDING MATERIALS supplier, Travis Perkins, has appointed Frank Elkins as new Chief Operating Officer for the Group’s trade merchant businesses. Frank, who now reports to...

Considerate Constructors Scheme Reveals Development Plans

THE CONSIDERATE Constructors Scheme (CCS) is introducing a series of steps that aim to develop the Scheme over the next decade. The Scheme intends to...

The CRASH Charity Sailing Cup is Back!

THE CRASH Charity Sailing Cup will return for a fourth year on Friday 12th July 2019 at the Portsmouth Marina. The event is opportunity to...

World’s Largest 3D Printer Set to Produce Housing

THE WORLD’S largest 3D printer is set to start printing a two-storey house on the site of Kamp C, the provincial Centre for Sustainability...

Research Reveals Risk of a Roofer’s Summer Tan Onsite

ROOFERS’ desire for a summer sun tan could be putting them at heightened risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research. The study, led...

New State-of-the-art Modular Housing Factory Opened

A NEW factory, capable of producing 2,000 houses a year, has been opened today by modular smart home developer, Project Etopia. The 50,000 sq ft...

New HSE Checklist for Safe Scaffolding Practice

WITH HIGH winds sweeping across the UK this week, the HSE has released a report to ensure scaffolders carry out the correct procedures to...