Help to Buy scheme extended despite delays in building new homes...

Thousands of families can still benefit from the current Help to Buy scheme despite delays in building their new homes due to coronavirus, the...

Coronavirus set to cost Taylor Wimpey £39.2m in losses

The coronavirus pandemic is set to cost British housebuilding giant Taylor Wimpey £39.2m in losses. The firm’s building sites and offices were shut down on...

Are housebuilders helping drive FTSE gains?

Written by Joshua Mahony, Senior Market Analyst at IG The FTSE 100 is being led higher by housebuilding stocks, while precious metals slump despite the impending...

Number of contracts awarded increase in June

The total value of construction contract awards in June 2020 was £2.2bn based on a three-month rolling average. Compared to May, this is a...

PM commits £350m to fuel green recovery

UK industry will receive around £350m to cut down carbon emissions under new plans to step up efforts to tackle climate change, Prime Minister...

Bidding begins for Scape’s £13bn public sector frameworks

Public sector procurement specialist Scape has announced that it is searching for contractors from across the UK construction sector to work on two, four-year...

Thames Estuary launch plan to create 1.5 million jobs and pump...

The Thames Estuary is backed by the Government as the UK’s biggest growth opportunity. With the potential to create 1.5 million jobs and add...

£3bn plan unveiled by Urban Growth Company for HS2’s Interchange Station

A £3bn plan to create a sustainable new business, leisure and residential centre near HS2’s Interchange Station in Solihull has been launched by the...

Building Safety Bill set to be published today

The government is today bringing forward changes that will improve building and fire safety so that people will be safer in their homes. The Grenfell Tower fire in West London on June 14 2017, claimed...

Sustainium Group acquiring window companies

An industry veteran with 30 years’ experience has announced plans to build a group of installation companies and is currently seeking potential acquisitions. Neal Harper...