Returning for 2018, following the success of last year, this Offsite Construction Awards promises to be the best year yet, with a high calibre of industry leading companies and inspiring projects expected to enter the 21 different categories.
Research by Screwfix suggests 57% of tradespeople struggle to find skilled labour, whilst 37% believe apprenticeships are not given enough respect.
Screwfix has teamed up with Yeovil College to start a course looking at construction skills. The objective is to make young people aware about careers in trade prior to leaving school.
October saw total merchant sales to builders and contractors at their highest since GfK began compiling BMBI sales data in July 2014, although the Index has said the effects of inflation cannot be ignored, as many sectors have reported significant price increases over the past year.
Alcumus has released two new Association for Project Safety (APS) accredited courses, designed to offer businesses a better legal understanding and practical guidance on The Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.
An impressive refurbishment project for Stoke-based worldwide online gambling retailer Bet365 has been completed by Novus Property Solutions.
A survey recently revealed almost half of construction workers lose sleep due to work-related stress; one of many causes of stress in the sector. According to Julian Roberts, CEO of EssentialSkillz, deserting the impacts of stress on site simply cannot be an option when you consider training that can influence a supportive working culture could not be easier.