Real industry collaboration to offer members greater benefits

CONSIDERATE CONSTRUCTORS SCHEME AND NATIONAL FEDERATION OF BUILDERS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP London, United Kingdom, 21 November 2016: The Considerate Constructors Scheme – the national scheme established by the construction industry to improve its image – and the National Federation of Builders (NFB) – the construction industry’s longest established trade association – Continue Reading

Latest survey reveals the numbers of women in construction could be worse than predicted

The number of females in professional construction roles is less than many analysts predicted, according to a survey carried out by specialist construction recruitment firm, One Way. In a survey of professionals from across the industry, the firm found that 65% of respondents work in a company where less than Continue Reading

Workers call for site shutdowns in freezing weather

Union leaders are calling for housing sites to be closed down when temperatures plummet below freezing. Chiefs at UCATT have written to the major house builders demanding the introduction of extreme weather health and safety guidelines for construction workers. The National House Building Council publishes minimum temperature guidance to protect Continue Reading

Christmas comes early for construction workers thanks to Brian Alfred

Tax rebate specialists Brian Alfred are offering new and existing customers the opportunity to get an early tax rebate months before the usual tax refund date of April 2017. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for those in the construction industry who fancy some extra cash for Christmas or Continue Reading

National Awards for top performing construction companies and suppliers

Considerate Constructors Scheme crowns Most Considerate Companies and Most Considerate Supplier at 2016 National Awards London, United Kingdom, 15 November 2016: The Considerate Constructors Scheme – the national scheme established by the construction industry to improve its image – has recognised the Most Considerate Companies and Suppliers at this year’s Continue Reading

Work starts on Europe’s tallest modular residential block

Work has started on construction of Europe’s tallest block of flats using purely modular construction at a site in south London. The 26-storey tower is London housing developer Pocket’s most ambitious scheme to date in the capital. Use of modular construction on the Mapleton Crescent site in Wandsworth will shave around six months Continue Reading