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Construction Industry Helpline provides £1.254m of charitable services

2018 was a difficult year for the construction industry and the human impact of the stress and strains of working in such an environment is clearly being seen by the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity

80% of people want to increase natural light in their home

When asked about natural light, 48% said they would pay more to have a home with a greater amount of natural light and 57% said they would be more likely to buy or rent a home if it had more natural light

Rogue roofers identified as blight on ‘under-appreciated’ trade

Seven out of 10 roofers have had to rectify a rogue roofer’s “shoddy job” in the last 12 months along

Tata Steel announces vision to combat growing housing crisis

Tata Steel envisions homes that are capable of adaption, morphing to support a growing family and adjusting to accommodate an ageing one

Remember: depression, stress and anxiety do not have a favourite day

Dubbed “the most depressing day of the year”, Blue Monday lands today on Monday, January 21, again raising the issue of mental wellbeing in the wake of the festive period

UK construction growth downgraded as uncertainty intensifies

Growth for the construction industry has been downgraded again as Brexit-related uncertainties intensify. However, some sectors are experiencing a boost.

Big Energy Saving Week: 21-27 January 2019

Help vulnerable households come in from the cold during ‘Big Energy Saving Week’

Award-winning landscaper and TV presenter to host BMF Members Annual Conference

David Domoney is a familiar face on prime-time television

Beat the freeze: van drivers urged to bring tools indoors

Power tools are the most expensive and also the most at risk as the electrical motors struggle going from extremely cold to warm temperatures

McAvoy awarded BOPAS accreditation for new modular housing solution

This certification is said to be the industry benchmark for quality and durability