100% Design show preview

What’s new for the UK’s largest design show? This September sees 100% Design, the UK’s largest and longest running contemporary design event for industry professionals and the public, come to Earls Court for four days. Following unrivalled success in 2012,... View Article

Why brick is the right material

Back in the early boom years for British self-build, bricklayers would be among the first trades that any serious consortium or group of aspiring housebuilders would look to recruit; along with a plumber and plasterer. The trade remains a highly... View Article

Light me up

A well thought-out lighting scheme can dramatically enhance the appearance and usability of any kitchen design. No matter how much or how little you are investing in the kitchen itself, lighting can allow any kitchen to make an impression. Lighting... View Article

Rain, rain, go away!

There’s no denying that rainfall in the UK is increasing. Not only is the country getting wetter, but there’s been a change in the nature and frequency of the UK’s rain. This erratic and unpredictable rainfall is causing us to... View Article

Save energy and money this winter

After another winter of lower temperatures and higher bills, energy efficiency is no longer a ‘nice to have’, but a financial necessity. By visiting the Energy Efficiency Exhibitions, your business and your customers can profit from implementing energy saving solutions... View Article

Association and UKTI to promote export opportunities

The Construction Products Association has been awarded funding from UK Trade & Investment for a two year project to identify and assist more non-exporting companies in the construction products sector to start exporting. This project builds on the Association’s successful... View Article

New policy adviser joins House Builders Association

The House Builders Association (HBA), a division of the National Federation of Builders (NFB), welcomed its new Strategic Policy Adviser James Hulme. James replaces Roger Humber who is retiring after many years of service to the housebuilding industry, and in... View Article