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The growth of the UK housing industry

Richard Banks, commercial director of Euramax, discusses the recent news that UK homeowners can now add an extension to their homes without seeking planning permission

Lower energy bills are driving the demand for LED lighting in...

Steve Gardner, managing director of EcolightingUK talks about led technology and the results they are achieving in warehouses and distribution centres

How the skills gap has affected the government’s homebuilding targets

Industry experts at Vizwear explore what problems the skills shortage in construction is causing for the government’s homebuilding targets — and what companies can do to help fill key positions

Key opportunities and challenges facing the construction industry

What does Brexit have in store for the UK construction industry, particularly when it comes to the development of newbuilds? Asks Jerald Solis, business development and acquisitions director at Experience Invest

Building in safety

Simon Lewis, partner in Construction & Engineering at Womble Bond Dickinson, discusses the consultation paper issued by the MHCLG and the legislation that may arise from the recommendations made in the paper

The impact of EU migrants in the UK construction industry

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

Wood and wellbeing: How wood panel products can affect indoor air...

David Murray, head of innovation and Ireland sales at Medite Smartply, discusses the role of wood panel products in the wellbeing of a building’s inhabitants.

The Advantages of Using Smart Technologies in Commercial Buildings

Frankie Byron, sustainability surveyor at Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) discusses what the advantages are by introducing smart tech in commercial buildings to help improve sustainability

Increasing knowledge throughout the supply chain with RoofCert

RoofCert accreditation is about upskilling roofing installers, but RoofCert delivery director, Jon Vanstone, argues that it is also a chance to educate specifiers and merchants...

Top tips to consider before working at height

Matthew Bailey, divisional manager, inspection and certification, at HCL Safety, offers his top tips to consider before working at height, and explains why professional inspection and certification can contribute to safer working.