With significant skills shortage restricting construction economic growth in the industry, James Morris, managing director at Tower Eight, provides an insight into why there is a real importance of immigration to the labour market
Andrew Murphy, managing director at Boss Training, expert providers of construction health & safety training across the UK, talks through the possible solutions for bridging the construction skills gap
With a growing number of people spending the vast majority of their time indoors, there is a wealth of evidence to suggest that creating strong connections between nature and man-made environments can increase our wellbeing. Here, Dr Ed Suttie, research director, BRE, considers how biophilic building design can positively influence our physical and psychological health.
Following the government’s decision to restrict the use of combustible materials in the external walls of new buildings over 18m tall from last December, Jeremy English, considers the impact of the legislation and the immediate and longer-term implications to the construction sector.