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New homes offer improved energy efficiency

Families living in new homes slash fuel bills by half

New BIM Kitemark launched by BSI to pave the way for...

The Kitemark will act as seal of approval for companies qualified to deliver projects at the design and construction phase

Gymshark open £5 million innovation hub containing the best gym in...

The new facility is a studio and fitness centre focusing on employee wellbeing and brand innovation

UK sees increase in number of high-rise buildings

The majority of those in development are residential buildings above 15 stories

Bolton student fire: Fire Protection Association calls for government combustibility ban...

The UK's national fire safety organisation, the Fire Protection Association (FPA), is calling for the combustibility ban for buildings to be based upon risk rather than height alone, after student accommodation in Bolton was destroyed by fire.

Public sector beats private when it comes to tackling housing damp

Renters with private landlords are more likely to suffer due to damp and mould than those with public sector landlords, according to a YouGov poll

MCRMA publishes advice note on the amendments to Building Regulations

The advice note summarises the main points of the amendment and Approved Document B

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) responds to apprenticeship funding proposals...

…stating the new arrangements are a ‘fair settlement for small employers’

ONS figures reveal decrease in construction output

Construction output decreased by 0.3% in the three months to October 2019, compared with the previous three-month period

Next government must reverse decline in construction skills, says FMB

Investment and policy reform are urgently required in order to remove barriers to builders to train more apprentices, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), in response to the Conservative Party manifesto.