BMF calls for 5% VAT rate on repairs

The Federation has urged the Chancellor to cut VAT for house repairs, maintenance and improvements in a bid to improve existing housing stock

“More work needs to be done” to tackle housing crisis

The Federation of Master Builders has asked Government to allow local authorities to borrow money to build homes

Research says cost of damp in homes is more than just...

New research has found that respiratory illnesses cost European Governments €82bn a year and increase the risk of illness

Exhibitor numbers grow as RCI Show 2017 draws closer

Organisers anticipate "best show yet" with new additions, more exhibitors and expanded speaker programme

Entries open to find Young Leadworker of the Year

The Lead Sheet Association has opened entries for its 2017 competition

Personalised heritage tiles at National Trust building

Keymer has hosted an event allowing locals to personalise tiles for the refurbishment of The Vyne Mansion’s roof

SR Timber bids fond farewell to Derby HQ

The company is moving its headquarters to a larger premises at the end of November

Success for Team GB at World Championships

The British team of Young Roofers has returned to the UK after the World Championship for Young Roofers competition in Poland last month

Industry support for off-site build homes

Sector welcomes Government’s announcement that volumetric off-site construction homes will be constructed to meet the housing crisis

Step change needed in mindset and delivery of new homes

The CBI’s new No Place Like Home report has outlined recommendations for Government to best address the housing crisis