Construction comes to the rescue of lost new talent

The jobs market might be booming, but young adults express concerns about their ability to find suitable career opportunities post-pandemic New Government-backed scheme launches to help young people find apprenticeships and first jobs in construction – an industry fighting hard for new recruits In the wake of official statistics showing Continue Reading

SELECT Managing Director Alan Wilson tells UK-wide radio audience that retentions “disproportionately penalise small businesses”

The Managing Director of Scotland’s largest construction trade association, SELECT, has told thousands of tradespeople across the UK that retentions “disproportionately penalise small businesses” in the construction industry.  Speaking on the popular Thomas Nagy Electrical Show on Fix Radio, Alan Wilson said it was time to do away with the “outmoded system”.  And he said it Continue Reading

New report reveals the liquidation rate of businesses around the UK from the past year

New report reveals there have been over 8,000 company insolvencies since March 2020 Construction industry hit with the most company insolvencies since March 2020 Report reveals the liquidation rate of businesses around the UK Businesses in Yorkshire most likely to undergo an insolvency event  Business Rescue Expert has analysed data Continue Reading


SPÄRKA, a leading provider of high-quality architectural ironmongery and specialist supplier of fire-rated door hardware, has expanded further by appointing a sales representative into its team. Jack Samples has joined the team as a Sales Development Representative to promote the full range of SPÄRKA products and develop relationships with builders’ Continue Reading

UK construction industry sees growth in new businesses

Construction is one of the few industries that has already recovered and grown from the pandemic. Many people who are furloughed or unemployed have diversified their business into the construction industry and made a fresh start.  instantprint a company that provide printing services for construction businesses such as signage found Continue Reading