Labour manifesto promises ‘change’

The Labour manifesto has been released and its commitments have been widely welcomed by the construction sector.

Housebuilding manifesto pledge scrutinised

We take a look at the response from around the sector.

Bridging the gap: Ibstock encourages more young people to consider career in construction

The Construction Skills Network report paints a stark picture of the extent of the UK’s construction industry skills gap.

Major changes to the Building Safety Act: What to look out for

Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Building Safety Act 2022 aimed to revolutionise the way buildings are designed and constructed

How effective logistics support the achievement sustainability goals 

Sustainability is a vast conversation across multiple industries, with many mapping out lofty net zero carbon emissions targets in the coming decades.

Turning the property sector green 

Long-term solutions for existing properties to meet net zero requirements, as part of the UK Government’s Net Zero ‘Build Back Greener’ strategy plan

Building services sector is ‘turning the corner’

Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) contractors are increasingly optimistic about their future growth prospects, according to a new report from the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). The Association’s latest annual Top 30 Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) Contractor report, produced in partnership with the construction consultancy GHCS/GH Engage, found the

Infrastructure delivery stymied by skills shortage

New PAC report says UK lacks skills and capacity to deliver major infrastructure over the next five years

Construction workers at risk from poor mental health

Following mental health week, new research shows that half of all UK construction workers, or 1.5m people have worked in a dangerous environment while suffering poor mental health and close to 700,000 suffered injuries, according to new research from business insurer QBE. For the first

Clay Brick properties: The enduring asset for generations

Clay brick is a timeless building material, engineered to withstand weather extremes, climate changes, and architectural trends.