IT investment pays off as ISD prospers during COVID crisis

Composite panel specialist ISD Solutions are anticipating a strong financial performance in 2020, partly due to a £1 million investment in IT over the past five years.

Mitigating stress in the workplace

The coronavirus crisis has undoubtedly increased anxiety levels for most people, but workplace stress remains an issue for many, even if that workplace is still a makeshift home office. Tina Chander, a partner at Wright Hassall, discusses more

How to maximise natural light in a home extension

Dave Knight from Roof Windows 4 You shares his insight into how you can maximise natural light in your clients' house extensions.

Staying safe: The successful specification of roof ladders

Tony Stevens, technical estimator for Bilco UK, explores the key factors professionals should consider when looking to specify roof ladders for upcoming projects, and how to ensure compliance with the legislation outlined in Approved Document K.

Is the construction industry finally getting back on its feet?

Thomas Bradley from Mobile Mini looks at whether the recent easing of lockdown restrictions and a £1.3 billion investment for the construction of new houses from the government are the first steps in a brighter outlook for the industry.

The road for innovative products can be long

For decades, Roofshield has been providing roofing contractors with the highest quality, pitched roof underlay, which is both air and vapour permeable. Iain Fairnington, technical director at A.Proctor Group, explains how the product has been embraced by the construction industry since its inception in 1996.

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