Statement from the Fire Protection Association on the government implementation plan...

The Association welcomes the acknowledgement of the value of third-party certificated products, but believes this assurance should be mandated and extend to the installers of products and the risk assessors

New research report reveals consumer demand for eco-friendly buildings

Almost a third of consumers want homes of the future to be more eco-friendly

Are modular homes the answer to the UK’s housing crisis?

The current housing shortage means that the UK needs to build 240,000-300,000 new homes annually until 2030

BSRIA urgent call to action: construction companies must invest more in...

This is an urgent call to action for the construction sector to put vocational training at the centre of its improvement plans as we prepare to enter a new era

MHCLG announcement on Hackitt implementation – LABC response

The government is implementing all of the Hackitt recommendations

Unite launches blueprint to tackle bandit capitalism and stop Carillion-style collapses

The document’s publication is said to be timely, especially given the growing fears that outsourcing giant Interserve could suffer a Carillion-style collapse

Consumers twice as likely to be satisfied with homes built by...

Twice as many people say they are ‘very satisfied’ with the quality of their new-build home if purchased from an SME house builder, compared with those whose home was built by one of the top 20 large builders

Tradespeople to the rescue at Christmas

A recent poll has shown that more than a quarter of tradespeople have had to previously work on Christmas Day

Two construction firms admit to illegal cartel

Its aim was to fix or coordinate prices and share out the market for certain pre-cast concrete drainage products in Great Britain, with the intention of increasing prices and reducing competition

Pilkington UK recognised for ‘world-leading’ project at G Awards

Pilkington won for its work on 6 St Andrew Square, a £90 million scheme in central Edinburgh that integrates five existing buildings into a contemporary mixed-use development that’s almost fully glass-fronted