Sustained fall in commercial work weighs on construction sector during March

Residential building rises at fastest pace for three months

ERA acquires Y-Cam to accelerate its growth in the smart security...

ERA, the home security specialist, has purchased British smart security pioneer Y-cam. The acquisition will reportedly make ERA one of the most advanced and capable providers of smart security solutions for the home

BBA announces Andrew Kitchingman as new chairman

Kitchingman, a chartered accountant and corporate financier who spent more than 25 years in the City of London, joins the BBA at an exciting and challenging time, with a number of initiatives and projects under way

BMF launches Merchant Industry Forecast with special Brexit Report

The BMF’s new forecast model has been developed to support members in future planning by providing consistent updates on forecasted industry sales

Expert Trades: MENTalk Podcast

The mental health podcast by tradesmen, for tradesmen

Apprenticeship Levy is exacerbating construction skills shortage

Warning comes from the Federation of Master Builders, who believes that the latest statistics “point to a serious failure of the government’s Apprenticeship Levy.”

Roofing, Cladding & Insulation Show 2019 boosts industry professionalism with new...

The Roofing Cladding & Insulation (RCI) Show 2019, has supported the construction industry’s efforts to increase professionalism in the sector with the introduction of a new conference programme at the most recent event

EJOT UK becomes NFRC technical partner

As an industry technical partner, EJOT UK sponsored the NFRC’s latest guidance document entitled: “Use of profiled sheet for roof and wall cladding on buildings BS 5427: 2016+A1:2017.”

Brexit uncertainty causes another drop in construction output, warns FMB

The March 2019 PMI data revealed an Index score of 49.7, up slightly from 49.5 in February, against the no change threshold of 50.0

Metsä Wood calls for industry professionals to take part in wood...

The company is conducting the first ever survey of its kind to explore the extent of expertise in wood construction