Why garden offices are at the top of customers’ post-COVID wish...

Zoe Price outlines how roofing contractors and other construction professionals can support their clients and help them find the ideal roofing products for their garden office.

Bringing the industry back together

Sarah Spink, chief executive officer of the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA), talks to RCI about how team spirit can help us stay positive through these trying times

Specifying liquids: Don’t compromise on quality

In this article, Steve Henderson, technical manager at Kemper System, offers RCI readers advice on how to maximise budgets, whilst ensuring a sound liquid waterproofing specification

Working safely at height

Tim Bissett, technical manager for fall protection at MSA Safety, looks at the relevant standards relating to leading edge work, what to look out for in the equipment you use, and what processes you need to have in place, including the vital importance of a rescue plan

Roofers urged to ask the ‘dipped or pressure-treated’ question

SR Timber is calling for roofers and contractors to ask their suppliers whether their timber roofing batten is dipped or pressure-treated with preservatives.

TRA issues new fire safety guidance for trussed rafter ceiling constructions

The new guidance from the Trussed Rafter Association provides builders with design options to meet the fire resistance requirements for trussed rafter ceiling constructions in individual homes.

Sale and leasebacks: sacrifice or a saviour?

Could a sale and leaseback deal be the key for businesses looking to survive the coronavirus crisis? James Polo-Richards, a real estate lawyer and partner in the commercial real estate team at law firm Wright Hassall, explains more to RCI readers.

When it comes to procurement, the price is wrong

When it comes to procurement, the supply chain is regularly asked to price first and discover the true extent of the works and the attendant risks later. This can mean spiralling costs and potential problems on a project down the line for everyone. Paul Richards, managing director of Aquarian Cladding Systems, discusses why outcome-led procurement should be considered more frequently to raise productivity and profitability in the construction industry

Why training matters, even now

Stuart Hicks, chief executive officer of the Institute of Roofing, offers RCI readers advice and guidance on home-based learning, and why upskilling is more important than ever

Have you got a head for safety?

MSA Safety has published a new whitepaper that explores the benefits of great head protection.