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Tips on tackling a trade show

Lynn Lambe, director of Little Lambe Consultancy outlines some key elements to consider before your next trade event

Three steps to getting your trade vehicle on the road for...

Zoe Price, freelance writer, looks at three ways any tradesperson can save money on their van’s running costs

Are your construction tools affecting your hearing?

If you work in construction, the sector has the second highest rate of people developing occupational deafness

How the skills gap has affected the government’s homebuilding targets

Industry experts at Vizwear explore what problems the skills shortage in construction is causing for the government’s homebuilding targets — and what companies can do to help fill key positions

What’s next for the UK softwood timber market?

Nigel Buckley-Ryan, UK sales director at Södra Wood, reflects on the current state of the softwood timber market and the UK outlook amid continuing Brexit uncertainty.

How to foster a culture of site safety in construction

Industry experts at Vizwear explore what it is that construction companies are doing wrong and how you can create a positive safety culture in your business

The roaring 20s and 40s see BMI take shape

With BMI UK & Ireland’s iconic BMI Redland brand celebrating 100 years of concrete tile manufacture in the UK, the company, ahead of its...

Top tips to consider before working at height

Matthew Bailey, divisional manager, inspection and certification, at HCL Safety, offers his top tips to consider before working at height, and explains why professional inspection and certification can contribute to safer working.

Five top marketing tips for construction businesses

Lynn Lambe, director of Little Lambe Consultancy offers her top five marketing tips to bring your construction business up to date and emanate a professional polished persona. These tools are free, take a few minutes of weekly management and most importantly, won’t blow your small marketing budget

Launching a roofing business on a shoestring budget

Lee Murphy, founder of Pandle, the cloud bookkeeping software specialist for small businesses and the self-employed, provides RCI readers with advice on setting up your own roofing business on a small budget