New figures show increase in energy efficient homes

The majority of new homes in England are in the most energy efficient bands, according to latest figures. In the last quarter 84% of new...

Two new partners for VOLOCO as QS and graphic designer join...

BRISTOL, 15 March 2021: Specialist construction consulting firm, VOLOCO, is adding two new partners as it further expands and develops its services. Graphic designer, Lisa Walters,...

Why construction businesses are potentially missing out on an average of...

Experts provide insight for how companies in the construction sector can utilise R&D tax credits and be rewarded for their innovation Are construction and civil...

350,000 new construction roles to be created by 2028

To ensure the UK government’s commitment to achieving Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is on track, the construction industry will require the...

Environment Agency calls on builders to follow duty of care

Mishandled rubbish from building sites can be hugely damaging to public health, communities and the environment, the Environment Agency has warned. Hazardous chemicals and toxins...

More than 300,000 homes better protected from flooding since 2015

More than 300,000 homes are better protected from the effects of climate change compared with 2015, the Environment Agency has announced today (Wednesday 24...

On the year anniversary of Coronavirus Lockdown UK construction industry becomes...

New figures from construction market intelligence provider The Builders’ Conference show that the UK construction industry secured more than £83 billion in new contract...

Over 50,000 households to get warmer, greener homes in £562m boost

From this week, the homes of 50,000 households will be upgraded with green improvements from a £562m fund, reducing carbon emissions and supporting thousands...

Funding boost for construction skills bootcamps

Two regions will soon benefit from an extra half a million pounds to expand the delivery of the successful construction skills bootcamps, helping more...

Councils given power to build more homes for first time buyers...

Councils in England will have more freedom on how they spend the money from homes sold through Right to Buy (the sale of a...