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Novus keeps housing standards high in south west

Thousands of people in the South West are enjoying a higher standard of housing, thanks to the strong partnership between Solon South West Housing Association and property maintenance specialist, Novus Property Solutions. Solon is an independent charitable housing association with... View Article

Slum student landlords, nightmare student tenants

Negligent landlords subjecting student tenants to terrible living conditions, and student tenants from hell leaving a trail of devastation behind; welcome to the dark underworld of student property renting. StudentTenant.com investigates the horror stories of slum landlords and nightmare tenants... View Article

Rising costs means mixed start to 2017 for construction industry

SME builders, civil engineering firms, product manufacturers and specialist contractors all reported a strong start to 2017 with increases in sales, output and workloads in Q1 driven by increased demand. The Construction Products Association’s Construction Trade Survey Q1 also painted... View Article

NHIC issues ‘Five Point Plan’ for Government

The National Home Improvement Council today launched their industry-led manifesto outlining five key areas it feels the next UK Government should focus on alongside negotiating Britain’s departure from the European Union. The National Home Improvement Council wants all political parties... View Article

Safety and health professionals can tackle workers’ sun risks

During Sun Awareness Week* (8-14 May), businesses can help to raise awareness and prevent cancer caused by solar radiation exposure at work using free materials from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) award-nominated No Time to Lose campaign. These resources have... View Article

Rising costs means mixed start to 2017 for construction industry

SME builders, civil engineering firms, product manufacturers and specialist contractors all reported a strong start to 2017 with increases in sales, output and workloads in Q1 driven by increased demand. The Construction Products Association’s Construction Trade Survey Q1 also painted... View Article

BRE Academy appoints Darren Ardeman as Head of eLearning

As part of its ongoing expansion of online courses, BRE Academy, the training and lifelong learning division of BRE  has appointed Darren Ardeman as Head of eLearning. ‘We have ambitious growth plans, a wealth of exciting topics and some amazing expertize... View Article

All change at this year’s Network VEKA AGM!

Industry-leading installer support organisation, Network VEKA, has hosted another fantastic Members’ Weekend and glittering awards ceremony. The ever-popular event, this year held in Warwick, attracted more than 240 attendees in the organisation’s 21st year. The day kicked off with a... View Article

Shipping containers can be useful in an emergency

A new innovative emergency accommodation development was officially opened recently in Ealing, London; providing a new option for under-resourced councils.­­ The 34 apartment development was created using a kit of moveable and reusable parts, based around re-purposed shipping containers, offering... View Article

New date for IDHEE ‘Smart Future’ conference

Following the Prime Minister’s call for a general election on Thursday 8th June, the IDHEE has moved its annual conference to Tuesday 20th June. David Matthews, CEO of the Institute of Domestic Heating and Environmental Engineers (IDHEE), said: “Moving the... View Article

Kaldewei is a “Brand of Steel”

Premium manufacturer recognised as one of Germany’s most valuable brands. St. Ives, May 2017 – As a premium international brand, Kaldewei was recently voted a Superbrand 2016/2017. The manufacturer of high-end bathroom solutions made of superior steel enamel ranks among... View Article
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