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Kitchen and bathroom surfaces with style and substance

Natural materials such as marble and wood are really coming to the fore in interior design but they are rarely the most practical choice for the kitchen or bathroom environment. Here, Simon Boocock, managing director of CRL Stone, looks at some of the alternatives available.

Handling common late payment excuses – top tips

by Hugh Gage, managing director of The Prompt Payment Directory, together with Nicki Kinton of NK Credit Consultancy.

Waterproofing products and services – is it time to re-evaluate your...

It was great to read that the Minister for Business and Industry Nadhim Zahawi has confirmed the government is backing the Construction Leadership Council...

Don’t waste money on waste

Outsourced waste management and recycling solutions provider, Reconomy, looks at how to effectively manage waste while minimising costs.

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

IoT: The foundations for smart buildings

Dr. John Bates, CEO, Eggplant, explores the implementation of the IoT in the built environment

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

New ‘combustibles’ legislation: an informed policy for timber construction?

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.

Time to launch a two-pronged waterproofing attack

Les Trayer, business manager at GCP Applied Technologies, shares best practice advice to provide combined protection for below ground concrete structures that are particularly vulnerable to water and corrosion.

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.