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Building a positive mental health culture in your organisation – tips from the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity

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

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.

Going green, saving energy, cutting costs

With energy efficiency and environmental concerns hot topics with homeowners, Richard Kendrick, marketing manager at SIG Roofing, discusses how roofers can support customers looking for cost-effective, viable solutions that will boost their home’s green credentials.

Using drone technology for roof and cladding surveys

Charlotte Watson, marketing manager at Waldeck, discusses how using drones can reduce costs, save time and minimise risk to health and safety

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.

Five handy apps and tools designed for tradespeople

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

Preparing for a fall – best practice for when prevention is...

The prevention of falls when working at height is well-documented, but despite even the most watertight procedures, falls can and do still happen. Matthew Bailey, inspection and certification manager from fall protection specialist HCL explores a number of potentially life-saving products and procedures which are considered best practice in the event of a fall

Refurbishing metal roofs

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

The Heinz Baked Beanz Model

Shaun Revill, trading director from SR Timber, looks at the parallels between roofing batten and baked beans, and says that quality is still very much king, even in very competitive markets