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
Stephen Horin, managing director at Bushbury Cladding, delves into the recent announcement and the reaction, and asks is it enough?
Nationwide, we're experiencing a shortage of workers who have skills in STEM which is overall affecting the economy. Amy Hodgetts from Houghton International, explores why apprenticeships are the answer
While the fire strategy for every building must comply with the regulations, there may be opportunities to optimise the design of the building while still achieving full compliance. Here Steve Morgan, associate director at FDS Consult, discusses how experienced fire engineers can tailor the approach to meet the needs of each project.
With speed and efficiency in the build process crucial factors in tackling the UK housing crisis, there’s never been a better time to unlock the potential of off-site timber frame construction, according to Steve Griffiths, senior technical manager, Taylor Lane Timber Frame.
When burnt correctly, wood can contribute to increased energy efficiency and a reduced carbon footprint in new-build properties. With the stove industry forging ahead of its EcoDesign schedule, Ian Sams of Specflue discusses the logistics and benefits of high-efficiency eco-stoves in new-build properties.