Finance & Legislation
Tradespeople suffer as tool thefts increase 30% last year
17 Apr 17
The average tool theft claim increased by over 40% in the past year.
Chancellor’s National Insurance plans dropped
15 Mar 17
The proposed increase would have cost an average self-employed person £240.
Bill to boost social housing in Wales set to be introduced
15 Mar 17
It is hoped the Bill will encourage social landlords to build new homes to rent.
New FENSA Member ID Card launched for window and door installers
8 Mar 17
FENSA installers /surveyors need to achieve their Minimum Technical Competencies (MTC).
Largest ever Levy consultation launched by CITB
15 Feb 17
Employers will be asked for their opinions on the levy proposal for 2018.
New funding models needed for rail industry
9 Feb 17
UK’s rail infrastructure “critically dependent” on the industry having appropriate skills and technology.
Construction Logistics: A fast changing landscape
8 Feb 17
Pressure to deliver construction projects on time and to budget has never been higher.
Reaction to the government’s housing white paper
7 Feb 17
SMEs taking on big housing developers could be a boost for the construction industry.
Considerate Constructors Scheme unveils new monitoring Checklist
9 Jan 17
The updated Monitors' Checklist came into force on 1 January 2017.