BRE launches Home Quality Mark to benefit consumers and house-builders

New standard will give home-buyers a way to judge the quality of a new property as well as help house-builders and manufacturers certify their work

Nominees for the 2015 UK Roofing Awards revealed

NRFC announces the 48 finalists who all stand a chance of winning across the competition's 12 categories

Liberal Democrats aim for ?green homes revolution’ with new policy

Ed Davey's Green Homes Bill would see all homes reach Band C by 2025 through a series of legislative and financial measures

Construction industry continues to grow in 2015

Latest Markit/CIPS Construction PMI for February shows the industry has continued to grow from December 2014's low point

Architects remain confident despite staffing issues

Sector shows greater positivity in January 2015 than previous month, but reports emerge of difficulty in hiring skilled workers

Government consults on future of Section 106 requirements

Changes to policy are intended to speed up the planning process and get workers on site quickly

SME firms to benefit from changes to EU procurement rules

New rules encourage authorities to break contracts into smaller lots and promote greater transparency in payment practices and job opportunities

CCF launches exclusive ?Winsulation’ competition

Insulation and interior building products distributor offers customers a whole host of prizes, including a new Ford Transit van

J Wright Roofing named one of the sector’s best training providers

Roofing contractor named runner-up in the first Building Communities in the East Midlands (BCEM) Awards

Keymer returns to market from new Wienerberger home

The company's handmade tiles will be manufactured using the same traditional techniques from Wienerberger's Ewhurst factory