Manufacturing downturn eases after record dip, according to CBI

Manufacturer output volumes in the three months to August continued to fall quickly, but the pace of decline eased somewhat from last month’s survey...

New planning laws: Why we need to back British builders

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has limited the power of local politicians to block building developments in what is being heralded as the most radical planning...

Balfour Beatty announce £24m half-year loss due to COVID-19

Construction giant Balfour Beatty has announced that the company made a pre-tax loss of £24m in the first six months of 2020 - with...

Businesses urged to sign up to offer green homes improvements

Business Secretary Alok Sharma today urged tradespeople across England to step forward and sign up to be able to offer services through the government’s...

Projects to heat homes through disused mines and faster offshore wind...

Ambitious research and innovation projects across the UK will today receive up to £50,000 each of government funding, supporting their aim to create high...

Network Operators £25m investment to power transition to green economy

Work is set to begin on the first of eight key infrastructure projects that will power the North West’s switch to new technologies like...

Global engineering firm Aecom set to cut 500 jobs due to...

Multinational engineering firm Aecom has today announced that it is planning to cut up to 500 jobs in the UK and Ireland as a...

Quality assurance at heart of new £2bn green homes grants

Builders, plumbers, and other tradespeople across England will need a government-backed seal of approval to provide their services as part of the new £2bn...

Little for glazing in Green Grant Scheme

The Government has released more details of the Green Homes Grant Scheme almost one month after it was announced by the Chancellor. The announcement...

Government announce £1.3bn investment to deliver homes, infrastructure and jobs

Tens of thousands of new homes and other vital infrastructure projects were given the green light with nearly £1.3bn of investment confirmed today by...