Students to design future workshop

A student design competition, run by the Furniture Industry Research Association and sponsored by Morgan, is a chance for undergraduates to win a share of the £5,000 prize fund by putting forward ideas for their workspace of the future. The competition,... View Article

New construction chief makes pledge to housebuyers

The new construction director with a Peterborough-based builder says improving customer care will be one of his top priorities. Nigel Ashwood has taken up the post with Persimmon Homes East Midlands and vowed to not only build quality homes, but... View Article

New investment will provide thousands more affordable homes

Housing associations can bid for a share of around £800 million of government funding to help provide thousands more affordable homes across the country, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis said today (23 October 2014). This builds on the £886 million available... View Article

Scottish construction booms in September

Figures released 23 October reveal that Scotland accounted for nearly a quarter of the total value of new construction contracts awarded in September, particularly in the medical & healthcare and infrastructure sectors. Barbour ABI, which is a chosen provider of... View Article