73% of tradespeople wasting time cleaning customer homes before starting work

Research by Heat Insulation Ltd, a company offering grant-backed home insulation, suggests that the majority of tradespeople are wasting more than 30 minutes every day making their work area in customer homes accessible by effectively tidying up. This is all before commencing work. When asked what they’d be rather doing, 62% of tradespeople responded More...

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By Editor On Monday, June 4th, 2018

Price comparison sites blamed for underinsurance epidemic in construction

Price comparison websites have been blamed for an epidemic of under insurance plaguing the UK construction industry. Experts at ConstructionInsure.co.uk claim that around half of all UK contracting firms, including More...

By Editor On Sunday, May 13th, 2018

Public perceptions of modular homes not based on modular products says Home Group

Home Group, one of the UK’s largest providers of homes for sale and affordable rent, has reported that 52% of individuals would be unlikely to live in a modular home, yet almost 90% failed to identify a modern More...

By Editor On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Another win makes it a hat trick of export awards for PC Henderson

Leading door hardware manufacturer, P C Henderson, is celebrating major success after being crowned the winner of the Export Award at the North East Business Awards Grand Final. Shortlisted against two other leading More...

By Editor On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Change perceptions to encourage more women to take up careers in Construction

UWTSD’s new Head of School of Architecture, Built &Natural Environment, Lindsay Richards, not only has a passion for the industry, she is also determined to change perceptions to encourage more women to take More...

By Editor On Monday, February 26th, 2018

New report published by the Land Trust shows economic benefits from park creation

A report published by the Land Trust shows how parkland lifts nearby house prices, creates jobs and generates revenue for local businesses. The report, commissioned from Alliance Manchester Business School MBA Consultancy More...

By Editor On Monday, February 19th, 2018

Nottingham City Homes joins the call for more homes for older people‏

Nottingham‏ ‏’s pioneering approach to providing homes for older people could be part of a Government push to develop more across the country.‏ ‏Nottingham City Homes’ (NCH) Director of Housing and More...

By Editor On Friday, February 9th, 2018

Q-Bot wins Product and Innovation category at CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2018

Q-Floor underfloor insulation from Q-Bot has won the 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards in the category “Energy Saving Product or Innovation”, which recognises building services solutions that reduce More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

New report identifies how modular techniques can solve the housing shortage

Modular off-site construction methods hold potential to solve the UK’s crippling housing shortage, according to a report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME). The report, entitled “The UK House Building: More...

By Editor On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

How can New Build property developers achieve customer confidence?

Buying a new build home is an exciting and attractive prospect for many people and the need for the UK to build more new homes is a well-documented issue. Yet, new build homes are far from achieving universal appeal, More...