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Builders call on next Welsh Government to re-build a better Wales, says FMB Cymru

The next Welsh Government must back builders to help re-build a more prosperous and greener post-Covid economy, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Cymru. Today, FMB Cymru launches its Programme for Welsh Government 2021 – 2026 (English/Cymraeg) which...

London’s Art-Deco Renaissance – The Broadway

As we enter the 20s again, Art Deco architecture seems to be having a renaissance across London with: the restoration of Battersea Power Station, the former US Embassy in Grosvenor Square and namely Northacre's The Broadway development...  The...

Highways Scheme Provides £17.1m Boost for North-East SMEs

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s latest Budget announcement showed an intention from the Government to direct SMEs away from the financial adversity of the COVID-19 pandemic, with financial support that has now surpassed £400bn. In the North East, Esh...

Next Mayor must back builders to re-build London economy, says FMB London

The next Mayor of London must help builders to train the next generation of tradespeople and to green our homes, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) London following the launch of its Programme for the London Mayor today. These calls follow a recent...

MONTREAUX STRENGTHENS TEAM WITH NEW INVESTMENT ANALYST

Growing mixed-use developer, Montreaux, has recently expanded its senior team with the appointment of Hassan Khan as an Investment Analyst. Hassan has a strong background in financial due diligence, specialising in development and distressed commercial assets. This...

How Digital Marketing Can Attract Top Female Talent to Your Business

Whilst it’s clear that there is a gender gap in the construction industry, recent years have seen this traditional imbalance begin to shift.  Despite these green shoots, firms in the industry still need to be doing more to address this gap.  Now is a great...

NUMBER OF SECOND HOMES IN THE UK CLIMBS TO 495,000 – BUT WILL THE PANDEMIC HALT THE RISE?

The number of second homes in the UK has risen by 30% over the last five years, to a record high of 495,000 in 2018/19, up from 382,000 in 2013/14*, shows an analysis of the latest available MHCLG data by Houst, the UK’s leading flexible lettings service. 451,000 of...

Top tips for choosing a trusted builder for your home improvements

Homeowners and landlords looking to find a quality builder to carry out improvement works to their property can follow these top tips for choosing a trusted professional from the experts at Taggart Homes. Whether you are planning an extension, looking to create an...

RO CAPITAL PARTNERS TO INVEST IN EARLY STAGE PROPTECH, CLEANTECH AND FINTECH OPPORTUNITIES

The RO Group (“RO”) announces the launch of RO Capital Partners (“Capital Partners”), the Group’s new investment arm.  Capital Partners is an active, early stage investment partner principally focusing on: Proptech (the use of technology to innovate the built...

INNOVATION AND ENTERPRISE IN DESIGN

Troldekt’s wood wool acoustic ceiling panels have made a major contribution to the Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia. Dubbed the greenest building in the UK, it is also one of the most sustainable. It is recognised as the first large scale project to...
INNOVATION AND ENTERPRISE IN DESIGN

INNOVATION AND ENTERPRISE IN DESIGN

Troldekt’s wood wool acoustic ceiling panels have made a major contribution to the Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia. Dubbed the greenest building in the UK, it is also one of the most sustainable. It is recognised as the first large scale project to...

Diversity and Inclusion – Women in Construction

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