Nevill Long opens branch for the East Anglia region

Interior systems specialist Nevill Long has opened a new branch in Thetford, Norfolk, thereby expanding is reach into East Anglia.

Avonside Group appoints new managing director of energy division

Following a series of strategic divisional structures, Avonside Group has appointed Bill Rumble as managing director of its energy division.

Green Homes Grant needs a radical overhaul to meet low emissions...

The recent announcement by the Environmental Audit Committee that the £2 billion Green Home Grant has seen only 20,000 vouchers issued since it opened last September, highlights that the policy needs a radical overhaul to succeed.

Builders’ merchants’ sales continue positive trend in Q4 2020

Figures for the final quarter of 2020 confirms builders' merchants continued bounce back from the April lockdown, which led to a dramatic decline in sales during Q2. 

NFRC gives Chancellor ‘Six Point Plan’ to support Roadmap to Recovery

The NFRC has published a ‘Six Point Plan’ for the Chancellor to help support the roofing and cladding industry build back better, greener and safer from the coronavirus pandemic.

G-DECK invests in production capacity and quality

G-DECK has delivered a £1 million investment plan to increase capacity, reduce lead times and underpin quality assurance through the purchase of a second factory and a Kimla Power Cut machine, as the company continues to grow.

Two in three builders’ workloads stagnant or declining, warns FMB

Citing its latest report, the Federation of Master Builders warns that a budget for Britain’s builders is needed to boost slowing workloads and to reverse contracting enquiries and employment.

Institute of Roofing honours Student of the Year

The Institute of Roofing has announced Garath Buckingham as its Student of the Year, and has also awarded a Special Recognition Award to Janice Bailey. Both follow the completion of the Institute’s Associate Course.

Klober shows support for future roofers by donating materials

Klober has donated materials to several colleges nationwide, marking part of the company's commitment to supporting the next generation of roofing professionals.

British Safety Council calls on HSE to treat COVID as a...

The British Safety Council is urging the government and Health and Safety Executive to enforce COVID secure workplace rules, citing the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics, which show that COVID deaths are higher among low-paid and manual workers in England and Wales.