Welcome relief for construction’s self-employed, says FMB

Millions of self-employed individuals will receive direct cash grants though a UK-wide scheme to help them during the coronavirus outbreak, the Chancellor has announced.

Boulder Developments joins Fortis Merchants

Boulder Developments is now a supplier to Fortis, the UK’s largest construction buying group. 

Construction workers are facing a public health emergency as the government...

Government must act immediately as construction sites face health emergency due to coronavirus crisis.

Steps to support RCI’s customers

With so many of us now under guidance to avoid face-to-face meetings, and any events where we could have discussed working together have now been cancelled until further notice, rest assure that the RCI team is available to work with you and will continue to do so during these uncharted waters.

Workers suffer confusion and lack of financial support at odds with...

The leader of Unite has appealed to the Prime Minister to clear up the confusion about who can be at work and how insecure and self-employed workers will be supported economically.  

Selco to close its branches for three weeks

In the wake of the Prime Minister’s address to the nation on March 23, the builders’ merchant has suspended trading at the company’s 68 branches until mid-April.

Builders’ merchants unite to support the vulnerable during COVID-19 crisis

Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) members team up to offer a united front in response to the COVID-19 crisis. ‘Trades Against The Virus’ was set-up to...

Home isolation gives rise to increased insulating and home improvement projects

The Independent Builders Merchant Group (IBMG) has reported an increase in demand for insulation supplies – with a notable upturn in online purchases delivered directly to the customer amid the COVID-19 outbreak.  

Selco backs Swansea women’s group

Selco Builders Warehouse’s Swansea branch has provided Growing Real Opportunities for Women (GROW) Cymru with sand and cement to help the group renovate a new private meeting room at its headquarters.

NFRC postpones Roofing Awards 2020

The National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) has postponed its Roofing Awards 2020 until October 2 due to the spread of COVID-19 in the UK.