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

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

Want to know if your customers are satisfied? Commission a CS...

Roy Kemp, managing partner at Synergy Group Media, a specialist marketing agency to the building and materials sector, outlines the benefits of good customer communication and why talking to your customers and understanding what they say can improve your business.

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

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...

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

Behind the scenes drainage

David Barker, head of Category Management at Marley Plumbing & Drainage, explores how specifiers and developers can ensure that drainage systems perform efficiently, while also being hidden from the public eye.

Credit where it’s due: why construction products matter

Jeff May, director of Government Relations and Business Development at the Construction Products Association explains why the UK construction products industry matters.

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.

There is no place like a modular home

Nick Cowley, managing director at PVCu window and door manufacturer, Euramax, explains the different ways in which modular builds can be used.