Energy data must underpin decarbonisation plan

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed the government’s £1bn decarbonisation strategy to improve the performance of industrial and commercial buildings. However, it has...

Home building figures show increase in new housing starts

The number of homes being built since the lifting of the first period of national coronavirus restrictions continues to rise, latest housebuilding figures show. The...

EJOT Flat Roofing Fastener / Tube-washer combination for tapered systems

https://youtu.be/sCSjMWKLT38 Take the remarkable high performance of the JBS-R fastener for concrete substrates, add the engineered strength of EJOT’s EcoTek telescopic tube-washer and the result...

Pura supplies Oaklands Rise Development with ‘outstanding’ GRC claddin

Pura, the natural external facades specialist, is completing a £2.6m contract to supply bespoke Glass Reinforced Concrete (GRC) panels and associated fixing systems to...

UK manufacturers in cash scramble as profits halve due to pandemic...

UK manufacturers are suffering a triple whammy of lower sales, sharply lower profits, and a painful cash squeeze, according to the new UK Manufacturing...

House raffles grew by 500% across Europe in 2020

The number of house raffles listed across Europe grew by 500% in 2020, compared to the year before, with prizes collectively worth more than...

Small businesses urged to heed the warning signs of insolvency Interest...

March 2021: The Office of Budget Responsibility has predicted a default rate of 40.4% on BBL and CBIL finance to SMEs, with £27.2billion of...

Three company directors to be disqualified over construction cartel

The CMA has secured the disqualification of 3 company directors, after finding they broke competition law by forming a cartel in the construction industry. This...

Prime Minister gives green light for The Glazing Summit 

With the Prime Minister announcing a ‘roadmap to recovery’ with all restrictions lifted by June, the industry can once again come together, and the Glazing Summit has already seen a surge...

What’s the reality for those on the ground in the building...

In this special Building Products Magazine feature, we talk to businesses and leaders in the sector to get their take on Brexit and the...