“Combustible cladding has no place on any building and must be...

The comment comes after Oxford City Council makes decision to remove the high-pressure laminate (HPL) cladding from Hockmore Tower

APPG for the Timber Industries launches inquiry into housing

The House of Commons Library has estimated that between 240,000 and 340,000 new homes need to be built in England per year in order to tackle the existing housing shortfall

First 11 ZEDPod modular houses to be built in Bristol

Bristol City Council gives the green light to Bristol Housing Festival’s ZEDPods Scheme

New report: freelancers contribute £145bn to UK economy

Self-employed drive growth, innovation and enterprise

Working at height deaths increase by 11% over five years

In 2018/19, 40 fatal injuries to workers were due to falls from a height. This compares to 35 in 2017/18 and an annual average over the period 2014/15-2018/19 of 36

Revealed: Professionals reveal how they are benefiting from building information modelling

Sellhousefast found that professionals’ view reduced rework through better coordination and clash detection (76%) as the biggest advantage of harnessing BIM

Survey reveals high job satisfaction amongst UK tradespeople

The poll, completed by over 950 tradespeople, saw 72% of respondents rate themselves as ‘happy’ or ‘very happy’ in their current role, with 70% saying they would recommend their job to others

British brick on the up

The latest Monthly Statistics of Building Materials and Components has been released and is said to show that the UK brick industry is meeting the ever-growing demands of the UK housing market

Freelance earnings rally in June

Weekly earnings for freelance tradespeople in the construction sector bounced back last month, according to latest figures released by Hudson Contract

Five ways the UK construction sector can reduce its plastic waste

To celebrate ‘Plastic Free July’, Insulation Express has uncovered five ways the construction industry can lessen its plastic consumption on a day-to-day basis