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Political parties must tackle late payment epidemic, says BESA

Politicians must seize the opportunity to set out meaningful plans for the built environment during the General Election, according to the Building Engineering Service Association (BESA).

Home improvement sector in need of repair, says FMB

FMB calls for National Retrofit Strategy to boost the domestic repair and maintenance sector

UKGBC unveils sector ambition for climate resilience and nature

Sector ambition statement: By 2030, all buildings and infrastructure will, throughout their lifetime, be climate resilient and maximise environmental net gains, through the prioritisation of nature-based solutions.

Dorothy Garrod Building reigns supreme at Brick Awards

Cambridge building scoops ‘Supreme Winner’ title at awards celebrating best use of brick in the built environment

Wellbeing to impact washroom design

New whitepaper predicts wellbeing will be number one social factor affecting washroom design over the next five years

Eco-friendly building materials set to be big in 2020 revealed

Research highlights eco-friendly building materials that will have a big impact in 2020

Report calls for government to focus on MMC to tackle housing...

APPG report highlights positive environmental impact timber and MMC would have on meeting housebuilding targets

Mark Farmer appointed to champion MMC for government

Housing Minister, Esther McVey, announces ‘Modernise or Die’ author as new champion for modern housebuilding

Starter home housing project fails to deliver

Promised 200,000 starter homes have failed to materialise, despite 2015 government pledge

Construction output falls at slower rate in October

October's IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Total Activity Index is up from the previous month, but still close to the 10-year low seen in June