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LESSONS THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY MUST LEARN FROM CMA PROBES

LESSONS THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY MUST LEARN FROM CMA PROBES

IT is vital the construction industry educates itself on competition law – according to East Midlands-based law firm Nelsons. The warning comes after two of the UK’s largest rolled lead sheet suppliers – Associated Leads Mills and BLM British Lead – admitted to taking...

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Ferrovial donates €300,000 to the Trussell Trust

Ferrovial donates €300,000 to the Trussell Trust

Two Ferrovial companies in the UK, Amey and Ferrovial Construction, have secured £270,000 of funds for the country’s largest foodbank charity, the Trussell Trust, it announced today. The donation has been secured through an emergency Covid-19 relief fund set up by the...

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Stadler Appoints VolkerFitzpatrick to Build Gosforth Depot

Stadler Appoints VolkerFitzpatrick to Build Gosforth Depot

Stadler, the Swiss engineering company, has officially commissioned VolkerFitzpatrick to build a brand-new depot at Gosforth, which will accommodate the new state-of-the-art trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro, set to enter passenger service from 2023. Stadler has a...

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Isuzu Announces Offer to Help Britain Pick-up

Isuzu Announces Offer to Help Britain Pick-up

There’s never been a better time to upgrade your pick-up, thanks to Isuzu’s new and exclusive deal, which offers great discounts across its multi-award-winning Isuzu D-Max range. The professional pick-up specialist is giving potential owners up to a generous £2,000...

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DIY SOS: Experts Answer Brits’ Biggest DIY Conundrums

DIY SOS: Experts Answer Brits’ Biggest DIY Conundrums

Lockdown has turned Brits’ into DIY enthusiasts, evident by online searches for DIY jobs such as painting (31,430 monthly searches) and flooring (15,130 monthly searches). With many of us starting as DIY novices, we have gradually learnt more as lockdown has...

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Construction Company Wins Contract for College Refurbishment

Construction Company Wins Contract for College Refurbishment

A Suffolk-based construction company is celebrating after securing a new contract for a prestigious educational establishment. SEH French, based in Ipswich, has been awarded a refurbishment project at Fitzwilliam College – part of the University of Cambridge. The work...

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Amey launches Internal Challenge to Tackle Impact of COVID-19

Amey launches Internal Challenge to Tackle Impact of COVID-19

Leading supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services, Amey, is harnessing its innovation capability and launching an internal Bounceback Innovation Challenge to develop solutions that will help the industry better cope with the challenges posed by the...

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Caddick Construction Appointed to a £750m Housing Framework

Caddick Construction Appointed to a £750m Housing Framework

Caddick Construction has been appointed by the Great Places Housing Group to its £750m Innovation Chain North (ICN) framework of Contractors and Consultants. The four-year framework is designed to support delivery of new homes across the north of England, on behalf of...

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PROJECT ETOPIA ACQUIRES SELF-BUILD  SPECIALIST TRIBUS HOMES

PROJECT ETOPIA ACQUIRES SELF-BUILD SPECIALIST TRIBUS HOMES

Acquisition includes the firm’s manufacturing facility in Devon which can produce 200 homes a year The takeover will form the foundation of a new self-build division within Project Etopia London, 10 June 2020 – Offsite eco developer Project Etopia has today...

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Stamp Duty Errors Actively Harming a Battered Housing Market

Stamp Duty Errors Actively Harming a Battered Housing Market

Errors made in assessing SDLT on property purchases are actively harming the market and may be hampering investment in the industry. If you have recently bought a property, unless you took the advice of a specialist tax adviser on your SDLT liability, you may have...

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THE INITIATIVE TURNING GREATER MANCHESTER GREEN

THE INITIATIVE TURNING GREATER MANCHESTER GREEN

-Major Build to Rent scheme supports local charity creating a greener Greater Manchester- -270 trees to be planted for each resident of Moorfield Group’s Duet Salford Quays- -More than 36 tonnes of carbon will be captured by the trees- Greater Manchester is set to...

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How to Make Your Bedroom a Sleep Sanctuary

How to Make Your Bedroom a Sleep Sanctuary

Make sure your bedroom remains a sleep sanctuary when working from home, with tips from Tempur Sleep Expert, Suzy Reading We’ve all had to embrace a new normal for the past few months and for many, that includes working from home. What was once considered a luxury for...

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TfL’s Construction Projects to Commence Phased Restart

TfL’s Construction Projects to Commence Phased Restart

Work has resumed on the Bank Station Capacity Upgrade, the Northern Line Extension and the transformation of Old Street Roundabout, with shifts staggered New social distancing markers, staircases and one-way systems installed with workers returning to sites in phases...

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COVID-19 Trading Update and Re-Scheduling of AGM

COVID-19 Trading Update and Re-Scheduling of AGM

Balfour Beatty today provides an update on current trading, following the Group’s previous statement on 27 March 2020. Health and Safety The primary focus for Balfour Beatty will always be the health, safety and wellbeing of the Group’s employees, customers, partners...

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London’s Buses to Return to Front-Door Boarding

London’s Buses to Return to Front-Door Boarding

Analysis by UCL (University College London) has found that safety improvements made to screens by TfL has made it possible to return to front-door boarding along with collaborative work with UNITE and bus operatorsThis will begin on more than 120 of London’s bus...

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