Official figures suggest construction activity is in decline

ONS data shows a drop in output during Q1 2015 despite strong activity in March, but CPA findings suggest work continues to build for the industry

Roofing sector is the winner at the 2015 Roofing Awards

Awards were given out across 12 roofing categories, with special prizes for individuals and organisation that have gone above and beyond in the last year

Bond It back Lighthouse Club fundraiser

Will Landay completed a 1,000-mile fundraising trip for the third time in support of construction industry charity, with sponsorship from Bond It

Conservative victory means end to short term uncertainty

The construction industry is set to benefit from the end of the hard fought election campaign, but long-term concerns over EU referendum begin to build

House-building registrations continue to rise

NHBC figures show an increase of 18% between Q1 2015 and the same period a year before as activity spreads nationwide

Skills shortages reach record highs among specialist contractors

NSCC survey finds almost half of respondents are finding it difficult to hire skilled workers to meet rising workloads

Contractor groups to provide one voice

NSCC and UKCG confirm intentions to merge, with vote set for June 2015

Election nerves continue to threaten construction activity

New industry surveys find construction growth has hit low levels as developers put the brakes on new projects until after the General Election

NFRC gears up for Roofing Awards

New publication outlines each of the shortlisted projects across 12 roofing disciplines before the 2015 event takes place on May 15

Young roofers take centre stage at national competition

SkillBuild heats will but 49 roofers to the test as entrants try to win their way to November's final