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£37m Stirling Health & Care Village officially opened

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has officially opened the £37m Stirling Health and Care Village, an innovative development which will benefit thousands of people across Forth Valley. The Health and Care Village is a joint venture between NHS Forth Valley, Stirling...

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How to be an Empathetic Leader

How to be an Empathetic Leader

When I first started up Design and Build UK a decade ago, having to understand beyond what I needed in the business didn’t seem like anything I’d have to consider. Interpersonal skills, communication, and an empathetic ear, whilst important, are sometimes seen as a...

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Planning Resubmitted for Rutland Roadside Retail Units

Planning Resubmitted for Rutland Roadside Retail Units

PLANS to create four new retail units on the former Ram Jam Inn site in Greetham, Rutland have been resubmitted for planning approval. The updated planning submission was prepared after the previous scheme was refused in October 2018. Godwin developments purchased the...

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CABLEtalk Goes Green Ahead of COP26 in Glasgow

CABLEtalk Goes Green Ahead of COP26 in Glasgow

Ahead of this year’s UN climate change summit in Glasgow, SELECT is issuing a green energy edition of its trade magazine which explores how renewables are re-shaping the future of the electrical industry. The theme of the upcoming CABLEtalk, which has just arrived...

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Westfield Health opens new Active Space in Sheffield

Westfield Health opens new Active Space in Sheffield

MAC Construction Consultants provides specialist assistance on project Health and wellbeing provider Westfield Health has expanded its offering in Sheffield with the opening of a new staff gym facility – an Active Space – on the lower floor of its Charter Row...

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Demand Fuels Developer’s Appeal for Flintshire Land

Demand Fuels Developer’s Appeal for Flintshire Land

THE homebuilder behind four successful Flintshire developments is keen to acquire additional land to satisfy demand. Flintshire Council’s Local Development Plan sets out a vision of delivering 7,000 new homes by 2030. Elan Homes has a proven track record and is...

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VAT CHANGES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY – ARE YOU READY?

VAT CHANGES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY – ARE YOU READY?

The construction industry needs to make sure it’s ready for important changes to VAT rules that come into force later this year. From 1 October 2020, the VAT reverse charge for VAT registered contractors and/or sub-contractors in the construction industry will be...

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IQA Elecnor wins CityFibre contract worth £50m in Newcastle

IQA Elecnor wins CityFibre contract worth £50m in Newcastle

CityFibre, the UK’s third national digital infrastructure platform, has awarded IQA Elecnor a city-wide build contract worth £50m for its rollout in Newcastle. The project is the latest location in which build is underway as part of CityFibre’s £4bn Gigabit City...

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WARRINGTON LAND ON DEVELOPER’S WISH LIST

WARRINGTON LAND ON DEVELOPER’S WISH LIST

THE homebuilder behind three successful developments in the Warrington area is keen to acquire additional land to satisfy demand. While timescales for Warrington’s Local Plan are yet to be finalised, Elan Homes is keen to deliver much-needed new homes in the area. The...

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Katie Smith Women in Construction Winners Profile

Katie Smith Women in Construction Winners Profile

NVQ level 2 Bricklaying, On The Tools Bricklayer of the year, 2019 Fix Radio’s Bricklayer of the year, 2019 RHS Gold medal Award, 2019 RHS Best Construction Award, 2019 On The Tools apprentice of the year, 2018 Highly recommended employability award, 2018 Princes...

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Isuzu announces irresistible spring trade-in offer

Isuzu announces irresistible spring trade-in offer

There’s never been a better time to upgrade your pick-up, thanks to Isuzu’s exclusive spring deal, which offers great discounts across its multi-award-winning Isuzu D-Max range. The professional pick-up specialist is giving pick-up owners wishing to trade-in their old...

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2020 Clean Energy Construction Trends

2020 Clean Energy Construction Trends

2020 clean energy construction trends The UK has led the world when it comes to tackling climate change, cutting emissions further than any other G7 country on a per person basis – 42% since 1990. While emissions have fallen since 1990, the UK has grown the economy by...

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Builders waiting for the ‘Boris bounce’, says FMB

Builders waiting for the ‘Boris bounce’, says FMB

Workloads for small building companies fell in the final quarter of 2019 but builders are more optimistic for 2020 according to a recent survey from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). The key results of the FMB’s State of Trade Survey for Q4 are:   In the...

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Arcadis launches new global digital business, Arcadis Gen

Arcadis launches new global digital business, Arcadis Gen

New digital business will focus on rapid development of data-driven products and solutions It will set Arcadis apart from the competition by creating an environment for next generation thinking Led by Chief Executive Rachel White with 200 employees based across the...

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