Construction cartel directors disqualified

The CMA has secured the disqualification of two former directors of CPM Group Ltd following CPM’s admission that it breached competition law.  The move follows the Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) statement of objections issued on 13 December 2018, alleging that 3 suppliers... View Article

An academic approach to comfort

Adrian Pargeter of Kingspan Insulation looks at the new guidance underpinning an increased focus on wellness in education environments, and the overall impact that thermal comfort has on students’ learning Keeping students focused on the task in hand is a... View Article

80% of consumers say that the design of homes impacts their wellbeing

New research published by Eurocell plc, the UK’s leading manufacturer, distributor and recycler of PVC-U window, door, conservatory and roofline systems, has revealed that four in five consumers believe the design of their home impacts their wellbeing, demonstrating the growing demand for homes... View Article

Kingspan Light + Air makes towers smoke safe

Following the acquisition of STG-Beikirch in 2016, Kingspan Light + Air has increased its smoke management solutions offering in the UK market. STG-Beikirch has a 30-year plus heritage as a leading manufacturer of smoke pressure, smoke and heat extraction, and... View Article

We’ll be working our grey back to you!

2019 has got off to a good start for Freefoam customers, with the addition of Square and Ogee gutter in the popular Anthracite Grey colour option, to help them gain market share in a growing sector. Designed to complement the... View Article

A sociable spoke

A new later-living scheme in Kent provides additional residential units to a burgeoning retirement community. Sébastien Reed speaks to Pellings’ Neil Penfold about the project The UK’s ageing population poses a host of challenges, from pressures on the domestic economy... View Article

Award-winning home features CUPA PIZARRAS Heavy 3 slate

The dramatic boomerang-shaped roof at an award-winning country house in Stirlingshire has been created using 900m2 of CUPA PIZARRAS’ Heavy 3 roofing slate. Architecturally impressive, the roof plays a dominant role in the design of this contemporary Scottish home, which... View Article

Mortgage Insurance and When It is Required

Sometimes referred to as mortgage payment protection insurance, MPPI, mortgage protection insurance or even just mortgage insurance – regardless, the overarching principle is the same. It’s all about protecting a person and their home by covering the cost of their... View Article

The Difference Between a Merchant Cash Advance and a Loan

Attracting ever-greater attention in recent times, merchant cash advances (MCAs) are seemingly becoming the future as an alternative form of business finance. Although often compared to traditional bank loans, to such an extent that they may sometimes be referred to... View Article

KEMPEROL 2K-PUR Turns 20

A liquid roofing and waterproofing system, which was the first of its kind to be launched in the UK, has turned 20. KEMPEROL 2K-PUR, which is manufactured by Kemper System, has retained its unique market position over the last two... View Article

Reduce the demand for cooling with external blinds

Guthrie Douglas, the innovator in blind systems, has used its technical expertise to produce an exceptional solar shading solution for the Kong Bar in Paris. This stunning rooftop terrace bar and restaurant required solar protection that would keep its diners... View Article

Housing Minister opens new Aberdeen housing development

A new affordable housing development, which will inject 67 good quality affordable homes into the city’s housing stock has been officially opened by member of Scottish Parliament, Kevin Stewart MSP. Mr Stewart who is the Minister for Local Government, Housing... View Article