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NFB: Construction T-level panel does not reflect the industry

On 11 October, the Department for Education (DfE) announced that the first three subjects available for T-levels from 2020 will include construction, digital technology and childcare. Justine Greening, secretary of state for education, said: “As we prepare to leave the... View Article

Practical steps to combatting modern slavery

Following the launch of a new initiative to tackle human rights abuses in the construction industry, the BRE’s Dr Shamir Ghumra spoke to Housebuilder & Developer’s Jack Wooler about the growing movement to tackle modern slavery. The APRES (Action Programme... View Article

Javid visits 6,200 home site in Rugby

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid welcomed progress to deliver 6,200 new homes on the old Radiostation site in Rugby, which forms part of investment into the Midlands Engine. Visiting the project, which is already creating jobs, supporting businesses and encouraging growth,... View Article

Timber Frame is re-shaping the UK housebuilding industry

Recent developments in the housebuilding industry look set to stimulate the market for timber frame construction. Housebuilding has proved the most buoyant sector of the UK construction industry for the past five years, its rate of growth only recently being... View Article

RICS UK Residential Market Survey, September 2017

Buyer enquiries and sales balances slip back a little further in September National price balance still marginally positive but London and the South East return weaker readings Expectations point to a subdued near term outlook for both prices and sales ... View Article

Sean is eager to play the regeneration game

A man who played a key role in some of the North East’s biggest regeneration projects is the new Managing Director at Galliford Try Partnerships North. Sean Egan, 43 and living in Newcastle, was involved the planning of major developments... View Article

PRS – Where Lifetime Costs Count

The UK’s private rented sector (PRS) is on an upward trajectory and the increasing scope for investment, will continue this momentum for the foreseeable future. Andy Goodwin, Managing Director of B & K Structures, considers why lifetime costs count for... View Article

Stonewater appoints new IT Director

Stonewater, one of the UK’s leading social housing providers, has appointed Amit Patel as its new Director of IT. Amit will join Stonewater from PA Housing where he was Director of Corporate Services. The appointment coincides with Stonewater’s recently announced... View Article

How can fire safety be improved today?

Fire safety is something people often take for granted. With the exception of fire service personnel, rarely would one see a fire occur, and it is even rarer for an individual to witness a fire take a life. With recent media... View Article

Engel workwear stretches into your comfort zone

Recognised the World over for its comprehensive range of comfortably fitting, stylish and practical workwear, F Engel build further on their reputation by introducing a collection of slim-fit, stretchable work trousers which allow wearers to be especially comfortable in any... View Article

Eurocell’s Lusso adds zest to conservatory styles

Eurocell has announced the new Lusso orangery-style roof system, which adds style and value to conservatory offerings and completes the Eurocell roof range. Comprising highline gutter and internal pelmet components, Lusso is a modern take on traditional roof design, offering an on-trend... View Article
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