LRWA’s virtual charity challenge is a roaring success

Involving lots of people from the industry, the LRWA’s Virtual Dragon Team Challenge proved a huge success, and raised over £3,000 for Mates in Mind in the process.

Board changes at Avonside Group will help achieve its growth plans

Focussed on its future growth plans, Avonside Group has further strengthened its board, and has promoted some of its most able managers.

Housing Diversification group calls on the government to unlock 130,000 homes

The government’s housing ambitions cannot only rely upon volume housebuilders, says ‘Housing Diversification’, a new action group, which is made up of the Federation...

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.

CITB to raise turnover threshold next year and halve general levy...

The wage bill threshold below which construction firms are exempt from the CITB levy is set to rise in April 2021 from £80,000 to £120,000.

Climate change means culture change

In this blog, Janice Tyler, sustainability manager at BriggsAmasco, discusses waving goodbye to COVID-19, adapting to a changing world and embracing a new way of life.

Buyer demand for new homes plummets to lowest levels in six...

Demand for new homes has reached its lowest level since 2014, according to small to medium-sized housebuilders who were surveyed in the Federation of Master Builders House Builders’ Survey 2020.

Alumasc Group releases its annual results

Showcasing a resilient performance, the Alumasc Group has announced its results for the year ended 30 June, 2020.

Industry call for greener Green Homes Grant

Julian Thurbin, a director at Wallbarn, is calling on the government to ‘green up’ the Green Homes Grant by extending it to include environment-friendly roof garden projects.

SR Timber boosts support with new appointment

SR Timber has appointed Rachael Williams as its new business support, responsible for invoicing and overseeing many of the company’s procedural activities, as well as other elements, such as internal auditing.