CCF opens new branch in Enfield

CCF has opened a new branch in Enfield on Chalkmill Drive, creating 12 jobs and representing a significant investment in the region.

Eurocell joins the government’s Kickstart Scheme

Eurocell has joined the government’s Kickstart Scheme, which is helping to support the national effort of encouraging young people into work and kickstart the economy.

Budget roundup: Highlights and industry reaction

Here, RCI outlines the announcements that came from the Budget on 3 March and the implications it could have on the roofing, cladding and insulation sectors.

Cupa Group acquires Rinus Roofing Supplies to accelerate expansion in the...

Cupa Group has acquired 100% of the share capital of Rinus Roofing Supplies through its subsidiary Burton Roofing Merchants, consolidating Burton’s position as the largest independent specialist distributor of roofing materials in the UK.

Buildbase launches insulation specialist in Scotland

NDI products and services will initially be available in the Aberdeen branch of Buildbase.

FMB and RICS urges Chancellor to cut VAT on home improvements

A VAT cut on home improvement works from 20% to 5% for a temporary five-year period would generate an economic stimulus worth £51 billion and create 345,000 new jobs, according to the Federation of Master Builders and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ research.

Construction sector suffers skills shortage amidst COVID-19

New research from the Search Consultancy has found that 83% of businesses within the construction industry are currently feeling the strain from a lack of skilled workers.

Briarwood Supplies opens new branch in Highbridge, Somerset

Briarwood Supplies has opened a new dedicated builders' supply depot to replace the existing trade counter at the Briarwood Product headquarters in Highbridge, Somerset.

Sundolitt UK invests in new expanded polystyrene insulation plant

Sundolitt UK is set to open a new manufacturing plant to produce and convert expanded polystyrene insulation products, after making a strategic decision to develop the company’s vision to be the leading expanded polystyrene manufacturer within the construction industry.

Pitched Roofing Awards 2020: The winners revealed!

The winners of the Pitched Roofing Awards 2020, which was presented by RCI magazine, were revealed at a memorable event, which took place virtually, with special guest actress, writer, and comedian Jo Caulfield on 26 February.