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Promoting the positives for a career in construction

Jayne Fergusson, operations director at National Construction Training Services, discusses how a lack of education and enthusiasm for a career in construction teaches the industry a harsh lesson

RoofCERT: roofing’s route to professionalism

The RoofCERT accreditation programme could be a gamechanger, but we need the whole industry to get involved says Mike Wharton, head of business development at the National Federation of Roofing Contractors.

Having Will-power

Around 60% of the UK population does not have a Will, including a third of those aged over 55. For a business owner, dying without making a Will can have a devastating effect, not only on the family but on the business too. Adam Bernstein explains more

Ultimate tips to run quality digital marketing campaigns [what to do...

Matt Jacob, roofing marketing consultant at Profit Roofing Systems, gives RCI readers his top tips to marketing your roofing business online

Five handy apps and tools designed for tradespeople

Handy apps for finding work, staying organised, managing contractors and getting paid

How to combat the late payment culture

Unfortunately, late payment continues to be a problem in the construction industry. Lee Murphy, founder of Pandle, the cloud bookkeeping software designed specifically for small businesses and the self-employed, talks to RCI about how there are online tools available to support you.

Cut edge corrosion

Tom Armitt, specification manager at HD Sharman, talks to RCI about cut edge corrosion, its origins and how Seamsil can prevent this

The robots are coming

The future use of AI and its impact on the industry

Are modular homes the answer to the UK’s housing crisis?

The current housing shortage means that the UK needs to build 240,000-300,000 new homes annually until 2030

Is uPVC more beneficial for harsher winters?

Jon Cooper, manager at BC Profiles, talks to RCI about why uPVC may help you protect your home better in harsher weather