Planning cuts make housing targets impossible, says FMB

A new FMB and LGiU research report reveals 90% of local authorities and SME builders identify under-resourcing as a key barrier to meeting the Governments housing targets

Affordable housing meets expectations

Eight out of ten Housing Association residents remain pleased with their homes, NHBC Foundation survey finds

Floor mounted pump station gets a re-design

Pump Technology updates the DrainMajor waste water pump system

Big Brands say “Stop the Solar Tax Hike”

Over 160 NGOs, schools, academics, energy providers and public institutions ask the Chancellor to stop the proposed rise in business rates for solar panels

New BIM Kitemark launched by BSI to pave the way for...

The Kitemark will act as seal of approval for companies qualified to deliver projects at the design and construction phase


The FMB responds to Public Accounts Committee report

“While the temptation may exist to water down apprenticeship standards in order to hit the three million target, this would smack of short termism and ultimately be counterproductive,” says FMB

Rise in ‘change of use’ projects leads to a surge in...

Figures reveal 11% increase in UK housing stock due to office to flat conversions

IWBI and BRE announce alignments between WELL and BREEAM

The agreement between the two organizations will save project teams both time and costs associated with submitting documentation twice

Strength of Q3 merchant sales bucks ONS trend

Positive trading results are an important indicator of the industry’s health

Chancellor announces plans for ‘a housing market that works for everyone’

Government to inject £1.4billion into affordable housing plus £2.3billion for more homes in ‘areas of high demand’