Pick Everard expands with new senior appointments

Leading independent management, design and construction consultancy Pick Everard has made a number of new senior appointments to accommodate its business growth and drive future expansion. A total of 13 new appointments have been made at partner, director and associate... View Article

Skills shortages affecting building industry warns FMB

Skills shortages in the building industry are affecting the economic recovery, according to a recent survey from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Commenting on the results of the FMB’s State of Trade Survey for the second quarter of 2014,... View Article

Gartec features in BBC2’s ‘Building Dream Homes’

Building Dream Homes follows some of the nation’s architects leading the way in ground-breaking design, as they battle with builders, blueprints and the clients who hire them. Gartec were approached back in April to supply and install a home lift... View Article

RTPI elects new Fellow

The Royal Town Planning Institute elected a new Fellow last month, with Keith Thomas joining just 110 others who have demonstrated a contribution to planning and the RTPI above and beyond that expected as an ‘ordinary competent professional planner’. Fellowship... View Article

Ashridge could be the happiest place to live

A home in Falkirk could be one of the ‘happiest’ places to live in the UK according to a new survey. Falkirk came fifth in the latest Happy at Home index after residents were asked to rate their local area... View Article

Government construction pipeline increases by £13billion

Plans detailing billions of pounds worth of proposed construction projects have today been published by the Government, in partnership with construction intelligence specialist Barbour ABI. At today’s Government Construction Summit, the Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for... View Article