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Top of the class: How ceilings are aiding learning for today’s...

Ian Clarke, commercial technical manager at Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, considers how spaces can be designed to promote learning and explores the key role played by the ceiling.

Addressing the skills shortage gap in the construction sector

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

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

Can concrete keep up its popularity?

Concrete is the most consumed man-made material and four billion tonnes of it was produced in 2017

A splash of colour

Brian Bell, head of technical services for Marley Alutec discusses the importance of colour when considering a rainwater system and how the vibrancy and uniformity can be maintained throughout the building’s life

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

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

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

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

Five tips to cultivating a happier workforce

Mental Health Awareness week launches today and Willmott Dixon gives you five steps to help retain a happy workforce