Industry must lead the way in take-up of new NHS COVID-19...

The Construction Leadership Council is urging businesses in UK construction to lead the way in ensuring the widest possible uptake of the NHS COVID-19 app, which has launched in England and Wales.

CMOStores.com reports sales success in 2020 half year results

Online construction products merchant CMOStores.com has reported impressive half-year figures, with sales in excess of £23 million from January to June 2020 – a reversal of the downturn that has afflicted the rest of the industry this year.

CITB re-writes its Strategic Plan for post-COVID industry

The Construction Industry Training Board expects that it will take at least five years for construction recruitment to return to pre-COVID levels.

First 50 roofers accredited through RoofCERT

Fifty roofers, from 10 different roofing companies across the country, have become the first operatives to become officially ‘accredited’ by RoofCERT, the UK’s only accreditation scheme for roofing operatives.

Builders’ merchants’ sales confirm strong V-shaped recovery

Britain’s builders’ merchants’ sales to builders bounced back strongly in the three months May to July, with value sales surging 38.9% ahead compared with February to April, as reported in July’s Builders Merchants Building Index report.

Pitched Roofing Awards 2021: Entry deadline is extended!

The categories for the Pitched Roofing Awards are diverse, giving every type of business the chance to enter, as well as reward those individuals who have gone above and beyond by demonstrating excellence across the industry. Enter the awards now!

Marley Alutec appoints new area sales manager

Marley Alutec has appointed Jordan Iles as its new area sales manager for the north Wales and central England region.

FMB elects new national president

The Federation of Master Builders has elected Jan Etchells as its new national president at its annual general meeting, which was held virtually on 18 September.

MD of GBS Roofing runs 60 miles in one day in...

Barry Mairs, managing director of GBS Roofing ran 60 miles in one day from Portrush to Belfast in aid of the Children’s Cancer Unit Charity, raising over £7,600 for the unit.

Construction workers are being urged to ‘check your hard hat’

Headway and Centurion are working together to raise awareness of using and maintaining hard hats while on construction sites.