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The value of U-Values: Navigating efficiency in an unregulated industry

Justin Seldis, managing director at Sunsquare, explains how to select a rooflight that will truly deliver, and reveals the secret behind effective upstands.

An opportunity our industry MUST take

With an open-led government consultation to review the ban on the use of combustible materials in and on the external walls of buildings, Paul Richards, managing director of Aquarian Cladding Systems, discusses why a balanced explanation is needed to enable stakeholders to make an informed decision on materials

Living roof fire safety: what you need to know

With the spotlight on building fire safety, Mark Harris, chairman of the UK Green Roof Organisation and Jonathan Brown, Fixfast’s living roofs expert, explains what architects and contractors need to know to design and install safe living roofs.

Apprentices – you’re hired!

It is well reported that the UK construction industry is facing a looming workforce crisis with not enough young talent coming into the sector to bridge the widening gap. However, there's support available to both encourage youngsters to apply for an apprenticeship and to help businesses in their search for ‘new blood’. Here, Richard Kendrick, marketing manager for SIG Roofing, discusses how to get more ‘youth on the roof’.

Why a career in construction could be the next step for...

Over 14,000 people leave the military every year, Ryan Latham, senior marketing executive for 3B Training, says that they serve as a huge talent pool for the construction industry

Coronavirus: furloughed workers and what it means for business

Tina Chander, a partner at law firm, Wright Hassall, explains more to RCI readers

Refurbishing metal roofs

To seal or not to seal the overlap, that is the question

Message to the new government

We are working hard to meeting the goals of the Industrial Strategy – give us some recognition in return argues James Talman, NFRC’s chief executive officer

Have you got a head for safety?

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

Keeping building envelope’s safe on lockdown

A Proctor Group’s breathable membranes keep your building envelope safe whilst you keep safe in these challenging times