NFB: Government sending mixed messages on late payment

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will not be enforcing prompt payment on its £30 billion construction framework. The framework will be used by central government departments and local authorities. Although the CCS has stated that 30-day payment terms would apply... View Article

Barratt Developments announces half year results

Barratt Developments has announced its half year results for the six month period ended 31 December 2018. £m unless otherwise stated Half year ended 31 December 2018 Half year ended 31 December 2017 Change Total completions (units) 7,622 7,324 4.1%... View Article

Delivering homes, jobs and training

A housing led economic and social regeneration programme in Sheffield has reached a string of major milestones. Sheffield Housing Company (SHC) is celebrating the completion of the 600th home, the creation of 500 new jobs – 62% of which have been... View Article

BBA opens new office in Dublin

The British Board of Agrément, the UK’s leading construction products certification body, has opened an office in Dublin (BBA EU), creating employment opportunities in the city and allowing it to explore new avenues for growth outside the UK. The move... View Article

Debunking underfloor heating myths

According to Nigel Sanger of JG Speedfit, many self-builders and property developers are still cautious about installing underfloor heating (UFH) due to rumour and hearsay. Here he dispels the four most common myths Demand for underfloor heating (UFH) is rising,... View Article

BDP joins forces with leading Canadian Practice

Leading UK and Canadian architectural practices form partnership to create a platform for broadened international growth and expertise BDP has made a strategic investment in Toronto-based Quadrangle, one of Canada’s most respected architecture and interior design practices. The partnership will... View Article

A home for life

Mike Lord of Stiltz explains why more and more self-builders are choosing to future-proof their homes by including a ‘homelift’ Building your dream home can be a fantastically rewarding process. This is why, according to studies by the National Custom... View Article

Success for tremco illbruck at ASFP awards

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) announced the winners of the annual Passive Fire Protection Industry Awards at a ceremony in London recently. Award categories included innovation, installation and individual contribution to the industry. tremco illbruck is delighted that... View Article