CONSTRUCTION

Toolstation supports volunteer initiative for young people image
TOOLSTATION SUPPORTS VOLUNTEER INITIATIVE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
30 June, 2021
Toolstation is supporting the Volunteer It Yourself (VIY) social enterprise as it makes a bid to help more young people learn construction industry skills.
44% of CBD users in the trades use it to combat depression, survey reveals image
44% OF CBD USERS IN THE TRADES USE IT TO COMBAT DEPRESSION, SURVEY REVEALS
28 June, 2019
GMB research claims gender equality in construction will take nearly 200 years image
GMB RESEARCH CLAIMS GENDER EQUALITY IN CONSTRUCTION WILL TAKE NEARLY 200 YEARS
11 June, 2019
Plumbing best paid trade in April, despite slight downturn image
PLUMBING BEST PAID TRADE IN APRIL, DESPITE SLIGHT DOWNTURN
20 May, 2019
We need to work together to end the industry's mental health crisis image
WE NEED TO WORK TOGETHER TO END THE INDUSTRY'S MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS
20 May, 2019
Starting a new business? Here's more you need to know image
STARTING A NEW BUSINESS? HERE'S MORE YOU NEED TO KNOW
29 April, 2019
Does Generation Z make for the perfect apprentices? image
DOES GENERATION Z MAKE FOR THE PERFECT APPRENTICES?
4 March, 2019
Are you aware of these common Building Regulations oversights? image
ARE YOU AWARE OF THESE COMMON BUILDING REGULATIONS OVERSIGHTS?
24 January, 2019
How can you get the most out of your industry? image
HOW CAN YOU GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR INDUSTRY?
30 January, 2019
Government pledges to fully implement the Hackitt Review image
GOVERNMENT PLEDGES TO FULLY IMPLEMENT THE HACKITT REVIEW
3 January, 2019
Late payments causing mental health epidemic, says BESA image
LATE PAYMENTS CAUSING MENTAL HEALTH EPIDEMIC, SAYS BESA
16 May, 2018
UK underfloor heating market forecast to grow 7% in 2018 image
UK UNDERFLOOR HEATING MARKET FORECAST TO GROW 7% IN 2018
10 April, 2018
FMB research reveals that construction apprentices can earn more than university graduates image
FMB RESEARCH REVEALS THAT CONSTRUCTION APPRENTICES CAN EARN MORE THAN UNIVERSITY GRADUATES
5 March, 2018
UK Construction Week promises “greater equality and diversity” for 2018 show image
UK CONSTRUCTION WEEK PROMISES “GREATER EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY” FOR 2018 SHOW
15 February, 2018
HMRC employment status tool could misclassify workers, warns Hudson Contract image
HMRC EMPLOYMENT STATUS TOOL COULD MISCLASSIFY WORKERS, WARNS HUDSON CONTRACT
12 February, 2018
Does the Aldous Bill represent a solution to the cash retentions issue? image
DOES THE ALDOUS BILL REPRESENT A SOLUTION TO THE CASH RETENTIONS ISSUE?
8 February, 2018
GROHE wins four awards at the 2018 German Design Awards  image
GROHE WINS FOUR AWARDS AT THE 2018 GERMAN DESIGN AWARDS
4 January, 2018
Construction sector still heavily reliant on paper, survey finds image
CONSTRUCTION SECTOR STILL HEAVILY RELIANT ON PAPER, SURVEY FINDS
21 December, 2017
Bradford College Group names its Apprentice of the Year image
BRADFORD COLLEGE GROUP NAMES ITS APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR
20 December, 2017
Health and Safety Executive launches new construction advisory network image
HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE LAUNCHES NEW CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY NETWORK
11 December, 2017
Research shows average pay increase of 9.4% for plumbers image
RESEARCH SHOWS AVERAGE PAY INCREASE OF 9.4% FOR PLUMBERS
29 November, 2017
‘Spotlight on… women in construction’ campaign launched in UK and Ireland image
‘SPOTLIGHT ON… WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION’ CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED IN UK AND IRELAND
27 November, 2017
National Awards for the UK’s most considerate construction companies and suppliers  image
NATIONAL AWARDS FOR THE UK’S MOST CONSIDERATE CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES AND SUPPLIERS
31 October, 2017
Warning signs for construction industry as growth slows image
WARNING SIGNS FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AS GROWTH SLOWS
25 October, 2017
Smaller construction companies hit hardest as work volumes fall image
SMALLER CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES HIT HARDEST AS WORK VOLUMES FALL
23 October, 2017
This is the CITB’s last chance, says FMB image
THIS IS THE CITB’S LAST CHANCE, SAYS FMB
27 September, 2017
Mates in Mind initiative launched fully image
MATES IN MIND INITIATIVE LAUNCHED FULLY
13 September, 2017
Does BIM just mean too many heads in the sand? image
DOES BIM JUST MEAN TOO MANY HEADS IN THE SAND?
12 September, 2017
Scottish construction bodies seek member views on future of CITB levy image
SCOTTISH CONSTRUCTION BODIES SEEK MEMBER VIEWS ON FUTURE OF CITB LEVY
1 September, 2017
Unite warns industry not to “throw baby out with the bathwater” over CITB future  image
UNITE WARNS INDUSTRY NOT TO “THROW BABY OUT WITH THE BATHWATER” OVER CITB FUTURE
31 August, 2017
Cashflow crisis in construction, says SEC Group image
CASHFLOW CRISIS IN CONSTRUCTION, SAYS SEC GROUP
31 August, 2017
UK construction industry growth slows to its lowest in six years image
UK CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY GROWTH SLOWS TO ITS LOWEST IN SIX YEARS
10 August, 2017
Material prices are soaring, says FMB image
MATERIAL PRICES ARE SOARING, SAYS FMB
1 August, 2017
CITB’s future dependent on fundamental change, says FMB image
CITB’S FUTURE DEPENDENT ON FUNDAMENTAL CHANGE, SAYS FMB
12 July, 2017
MPs question government over construction cash retentions image
MPS QUESTION GOVERNMENT OVER CONSTRUCTION CASH RETENTIONS
28 June, 2017
Construction Industry responds to Queen's Speech image
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESPONDS TO QUEEN'S SPEECH
22 June, 2017
London-based construction professionals sought for upcoming local work image
LONDON-BASED CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS SOUGHT FOR UPCOMING LOCAL WORK
16 June, 2017
Calls to tackle air pollution from construction sites image
CALLS TO TACKLE AIR POLLUTION FROM CONSTRUCTION SITES
7 May, 2017
New initiative launched to support mental health in construction image
NEW INITIATIVE LAUNCHED TO SUPPORT MENTAL HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION
4 May, 2017
BSRIA hopes for clarity from General Election image
BSRIA HOPES FOR CLARITY FROM GENERAL ELECTION
19 April, 2017
Construction industry beats post-Brexit expectations image
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY BEATS POST-BREXIT EXPECTATIONS
18 April, 2017
National campaign tackles illegal working in construction image
NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TACKLES ILLEGAL WORKING IN CONSTRUCTION
3 April, 2017
Inspiring the next generation of construction workers image
INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF CONSTRUCTION WORKERS
6 March, 2017
Jewson searches for Best Young Tradesperson of 2017 image
JEWSON SEARCHES FOR BEST YOUNG TRADESPERSON OF 2017
31 January, 2017
Construction skills shortage is getting worse, warns FMB image
CONSTRUCTION SKILLS SHORTAGE IS GETTING WORSE, WARNS FMB
25 January, 2017
Refurbishment health and safety event for construction workers in Scotland image
REFURBISHMENT HEALTH AND SAFETY EVENT FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKERS IN SCOTLAND
18 January, 2017
Most builders are reporting material price hikes, warns FMB image
MOST BUILDERS ARE REPORTING MATERIAL PRICE HIKES, WARNS FMB
10 January, 2017
UK construction manufacturing continues to grow image
UK CONSTRUCTION MANUFACTURING CONTINUES TO GROW
10 January, 2017
City & Guilds and CCATF join forces to boost apprenticeship foundations for construction industry image
CITY & GUILDS AND CCATF JOIN FORCES TO BOOST APPRENTICESHIP FOUNDATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
4 January, 2017
The importance of architecture image
THE IMPORTANCE OF ARCHITECTURE
8 December, 2016
UCATT to join Unite to form one union for the construction industry image
UCATT TO JOIN UNITE TO FORM ONE UNION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
3 November, 2016
Cast your vote for Plumber of the Year image
CAST YOUR VOTE FOR PLUMBER OF THE YEAR
18 October, 2016
Scottish government takes vital leap forward on payment image
SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT TAKES VITAL LEAP FORWARD ON PAYMENT
4 October, 2016
Clarification needed after Brexit result, says BSRIA image
CLARIFICATION NEEDED AFTER BREXIT RESULT, SAYS BSRIA
1 September, 2016
Industry needs 'productivity action plan', says SEC image
INDUSTRY NEEDS 'PRODUCTIVITY ACTION PLAN', SAYS SEC
15 August, 2016
Tough Mudder uses Bosch Professional Power Tools for course construction image
TOUGH MUDDER USES BOSCH PROFESSIONAL POWER TOOLS FOR COURSE CONSTRUCTION
29 July, 2016
Government action needed to stave off construction recession, says FMB image
GOVERNMENT ACTION NEEDED TO STAVE OFF CONSTRUCTION RECESSION, SAYS FMB
28 July, 2016
Alcohol and drugs in construction industry under the spotlight image
ALCOHOL AND DRUGS IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT
30 June, 2016
Construction sector reacts to 'Brexit' image
CONSTRUCTION SECTOR REACTS TO 'BREXIT'
24 June, 2016
Unions secure improved two-year construction pay deal image
UNIONS SECURE IMPROVED TWO-YEAR CONSTRUCTION PAY DEAL
23 June, 2016
UK-wide apprentice scholarship launched image
UK-WIDE APPRENTICE SCHOLARSHIP LAUNCHED
10 June, 2016
Jackoboard awarded BBA Certificate for total system image
JACKOBOARD AWARDED BBA CERTIFICATE FOR TOTAL SYSTEM
8 June, 2016
Apprenticeships endangered by Levy uncertainty, warns FMB image
APPRENTICESHIPS ENDANGERED BY LEVY UNCERTAINTY, WARNS FMB
8 June, 2016
Most builders will base EU decision on personal beliefs, says FMB image
MOST BUILDERS WILL BASE EU DECISION ON PERSONAL BELIEFS, SAYS FMB
25 May, 2016
Bridging Skills Gap Key for Growth image
BRIDGING SKILLS GAP KEY FOR GROWTH
19 April, 2016
Travis Perkins reveals some of the construction industry's biggest headaches image
TRAVIS PERKINS REVEALS SOME OF THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY'S BIGGEST HEADACHES
19 April, 2016
Do you know your CDM regulations? image
DO YOU KNOW YOUR CDM REGULATIONS?
7 April, 2016
Protect your workforce against asbestos with training ‘shake up’ this Global Asbestos Awareness Week image
PROTECT YOUR WORKFORCE AGAINST ASBESTOS WITH TRAINING ‘SHAKE UP’ THIS GLOBAL ASBESTOS AWARENESS WEEK
30 March, 2016
UK construction industry joins in pledging apprenticeships for National Apprenticeship Week 2016 image
UK CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY JOINS IN PLEDGING APPRENTICESHIPS FOR NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2016
23 March, 2016
FMB reveals that nearly 60% of construction bosses start their careers as an apprentice image
FMB REVEALS THAT NEARLY 60% OF CONSTRUCTION BOSSES START THEIR CAREERS AS AN APPRENTICE
11 March, 2016
Team aims to ignite interest in construction industry image
TEAM AIMS TO IGNITE INTEREST IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
8 March, 2016
Major new construction health survey launched image
MAJOR NEW CONSTRUCTION HEALTH SURVEY LAUNCHED
8 March, 2016
Tradesmen busier than ever in 2015 as trade booms image
TRADESMEN BUSIER THAN EVER IN 2015 AS TRADE BOOMS
19 February, 2016
Travis Perkins announces Innovation Awards image
TRAVIS PERKINS ANNOUNCES INNOVATION AWARDS
15 February, 2016
New apprenticeship pay legislation set to impact the construction sector image
NEW APPRENTICESHIP PAY LEGISLATION SET TO IMPACT THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR
8 February, 2016
SBF calls for ‘five pillar plan’ to support Scottish construction image
SBF CALLS FOR ‘FIVE PILLAR PLAN’ TO SUPPORT SCOTTISH CONSTRUCTION
8 February, 2016
BSRIA applauds major construction labour review image
BSRIA APPLAUDS MAJOR CONSTRUCTION LABOUR REVIEW
4 February, 2016
BSRIA in support of CITB revoking 4,600 CSCS cards image
BSRIA IN SUPPORT OF CITB REVOKING 4,600 CSCS CARDS
29 January, 2016
Construction output suffers marginal decline in Q4 but fundamentals remain positive image
CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT SUFFERS MARGINAL DECLINE IN Q4 BUT FUNDAMENTALS REMAIN POSITIVE
29 January, 2016
Fire Fighters Charity offers rehabilitation services to construction industry image
FIRE FIGHTERS CHARITY OFFERS REHABILITATION SERVICES TO CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
21 January, 2016
Jewson starts search for UK’s best young tradesperson image
JEWSON STARTS SEARCH FOR UK’S BEST YOUNG TRADESPERSON
11 January, 2016
Are construction and trade apprenticeships falling out of favour, asks insurer image
ARE CONSTRUCTION AND TRADE APPRENTICESHIPS FALLING OUT OF FAVOUR, ASKS INSURER
4 January, 2016
A third of construction firms are put off taking on apprentices by bureaucracy image
A THIRD OF CONSTRUCTION FIRMS ARE PUT OFF TAKING ON APPRENTICES BY BUREAUCRACY
30 November, 2015
Most construction workers have gone to work 'when too ill' image
MOST CONSTRUCTION WORKERS HAVE GONE TO WORK 'WHEN TOO ILL'
25 November, 2015
FMB calls for changes to Apprenticeship Levy ahead of Spending Review image
FMB CALLS FOR CHANGES TO APPRENTICESHIP LEVY AHEAD OF SPENDING REVIEW
12 November, 2015
Pay trends on the rise for 2015 image
PAY TRENDS ON THE RISE FOR 2015
11 November, 2015
Encouraging young people into the construction business image
ENCOURAGING YOUNG PEOPLE INTO THE CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS
2 November, 2015
Construction safety exams fixed image
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY EXAMS FIXED
2 November, 2015
Government campaign to tackle illegal working in construction begins image
GOVERNMENT CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE ILLEGAL WORKING IN CONSTRUCTION BEGINS
16 October, 2015
Oxfordshire construction 'meet the buyer' event to be held in October image
OXFORDSHIRE CONSTRUCTION 'MEET THE BUYER' EVENT TO BE HELD IN OCTOBER
28 September, 2015
Apprenticeship levy 'could see companies pay twice' image
APPRENTICESHIP LEVY 'COULD SEE COMPANIES PAY TWICE'
28 September, 2015
Scottish meet the buyer event planned for Edinburgh image
SCOTTISH MEET THE BUYER EVENT PLANNED FOR EDINBURGH
24 September, 2015
FMB welcomes Prime Minister's proposals to increase support for SMEs image
FMB WELCOMES PRIME MINISTER'S PROPOSALS TO INCREASE SUPPORT FOR SMES
17 September, 2015
Proposed apprenticeship levy for large employers causes confusion, BSRIA says image
PROPOSED APPRENTICESHIP LEVY FOR LARGE EMPLOYERS CAUSES CONFUSION, BSRIA SAYS
1 September, 2015
'Meet the buyer' event to be held for North East companies image
'MEET THE BUYER' EVENT TO BE HELD FOR NORTH EAST COMPANIES
28 August, 2015
Government support will boost apprenticeships image
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT WILL BOOST APPRENTICESHIPS
24 August, 2015
Work turned away by two thirds of businesses due to industry skills shortage, FMB survey suggests image
WORK TURNED AWAY BY TWO THIRDS OF BUSINESSES DUE TO INDUSTRY SKILLS SHORTAGE, FMB SURVEY SUGGESTS
20 August, 2015
Skills shortage provides opportunity for savvy construction job hunters image
SKILLS SHORTAGE PROVIDES OPPORTUNITY FOR SAVVY CONSTRUCTION JOB HUNTERS
17 August, 2015
SME workloads rising due to skills shortage that threatens sector's recovery, says FMB image
SME WORKLOADS RISING DUE TO SKILLS SHORTAGE THAT THREATENS SECTOR'S RECOVERY, SAYS FMB
28 July, 2015
SMEs want government action on 'red tape' removal, survey suggests image
SMES WANT GOVERNMENT ACTION ON 'RED TAPE' REMOVAL, SURVEY SUGGESTS
15 July, 2015
Greater apprenticeship investment required to meet future needs, WaterSafe says image
GREATER APPRENTICESHIP INVESTMENT REQUIRED TO MEET FUTURE NEEDS, WATERSAFE SAYS
9 July, 2015
Encourage flatpack homes and self-builds to beat UK housing crisis, report says image
ENCOURAGE FLATPACK HOMES AND SELF-BUILDS TO BEAT UK HOUSING CRISIS, REPORT SAYS
2 July, 2015
DIY aversion revealed in construction worker study image
DIY AVERSION REVEALED IN CONSTRUCTION WORKER STUDY
24 June, 2015
Scottish builders in apprentice funding call as survey shows rise in employer confidence image
SCOTTISH BUILDERS IN APPRENTICE FUNDING CALL AS SURVEY SHOWS RISE IN EMPLOYER CONFIDENCE
22 June, 2015
Research reveals UK’s hardest places to find construction jobs image
RESEARCH REVEALS UK’S HARDEST PLACES TO FIND CONSTRUCTION JOBS
9 June, 2015
Thousands of contractors expected at 'meet the buyer' event image
THOUSANDS OF CONTRACTORS EXPECTED AT 'MEET THE BUYER' EVENT
28 May, 2015
Government to tackle late payments to SMEs image
GOVERNMENT TO TACKLE LATE PAYMENTS TO SMES
28 May, 2015
A quarter of construction workers failed to vote image
A QUARTER OF CONSTRUCTION WORKERS FAILED TO VOTE
15 May, 2015
TrustMark supports heating and plumbing installers on new health and safety law change image
TRUSTMARK SUPPORTS HEATING AND PLUMBING INSTALLERS ON NEW HEALTH AND SAFETY LAW CHANGE
7 May, 2015
Online resource aims to clarify party policies for construction industry image
ONLINE RESOURCE AIMS TO CLARIFY PARTY POLICIES FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
5 May, 2015
Labour shortages intensify on back of firm workloads image
LABOUR SHORTAGES INTENSIFY ON BACK OF FIRM WORKLOADS
27 April, 2015
Govan High School launches one of Scotland’s first business backed construction courses image
GOVAN HIGH SCHOOL LAUNCHES ONE OF SCOTLAND’S FIRST BUSINESS BACKED CONSTRUCTION COURSES
27 April, 2015
Plumbers and HVAC engineers revealed to be stressed, yet confident image
PLUMBERS AND HVAC ENGINEERS REVEALED TO BE STRESSED, YET CONFIDENT
21 April, 2015
New Foundation to support entrepreneurs image
NEW FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURS
25 March, 2015
New plumbing apprenticeship standard launched image
NEW PLUMBING APPRENTICESHIP STANDARD LAUNCHED
24 March, 2015
Rise in Scottish building apprentices image
RISE IN SCOTTISH BUILDING APPRENTICES
24 March, 2015
NHBC Foundation calls for new campaign to encourage girls into house building image
NHBC FOUNDATION CALLS FOR NEW CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE GIRLS INTO HOUSE BUILDING
9 March, 2015
FMB welcomes new EU procurement rules image
FMB WELCOMES NEW EU PROCUREMENT RULES
3 March, 2015
New talent needed to plug skills gap image
NEW TALENT NEEDED TO PLUG SKILLS GAP
2 March, 2015
Three quarters of construction employers see increase in number of females entering the industry image
THREE QUARTERS OF CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYERS SEE INCREASE IN NUMBER OF FEMALES ENTERING THE INDUSTRY
24 February, 2015
Construction careers caught in social media minefield image
CONSTRUCTION CAREERS CAUGHT IN SOCIAL MEDIA MINEFIELD
18 February, 2015
Passion and eagerness to learn revealed as most desirable skills for construction industry apprentices image
PASSION AND EAGERNESS TO LEARN REVEALED AS MOST DESIRABLE SKILLS FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY APPRENTICES
6 February, 2015
Employee motivation helps build UK construction success image
EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION HELPS BUILD UK CONSTRUCTION SUCCESS
19 January, 2015
New report shows construction firms are upbeat about future prospects image
NEW REPORT SHOWS CONSTRUCTION FIRMS ARE UPBEAT ABOUT FUTURE PROSPECTS
3 September, 2014
Medway Council offers local businesses the chance to work on framework schemes image
MEDWAY COUNCIL OFFERS LOCAL BUSINESSES THE CHANCE TO WORK ON FRAMEWORK SCHEMES
12 August, 2014
Almost a third of construction firms back zero-hours contracts image
ALMOST A THIRD OF CONSTRUCTION FIRMS BACK ZERO-HOURS CONTRACTS
5 August, 2014
Survey reveals employer insurance is unclear for construction workers image
SURVEY REVEALS EMPLOYER INSURANCE IS UNCLEAR FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKERS
29 July, 2014

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