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New Hospital Programme industry day

New Hospital Programme industry day

The New Hospital Programme (NHP) is hosting an Industry Day on Tuesday 20 September to outline how businesses across the supply chain can play a role in the biggest hospital building programme in a generation. With a target to develop 48 hospitals by 2030, the NHP...

Build UK members maintain payment performance

Build UK members maintain payment performance

The latest results published under the Duty to Report on Payment Practices and Performance show that Build UK members have maintained their payment performance over the last six months, despite the significant pressures caused by rising inflation. Contractor members...

CPA releases UK Economic and Construction Update

CPA releases UK Economic and Construction Update

The latest weekly update from CPA is available to members here.  The updated issues are in Pages 1-3 of the weekly update whilst subsequent pages have existing data and information that remain relevant. This update includes: Bank of England Mortgage Approvals (June...

Strengthening your Recruitment in a time of Shortage

Strengthening your Recruitment in a time of Shortage

With the sector needing to recruit more than 5,000 new entrants each year to maintain output and keep up with the forecasted growth of the construction industry the need for employers and those joining the industry to understand the different routes of entry is more...

Michelle Armstrong appointed FIS Head of Membership

Michelle Armstrong appointed FIS Head of Membership

FIS is delighted to announce the appointment of Michelle Armstrong as Head of Membership. The role has been newly created in support of the company’s growth strategy, achieved by the development of a programme of member engagement and recruitment activities. Michelle...

Building Safety Regulator a new approach to enforcement

Building Safety Regulator a new approach to enforcement

The Building Safety Act passed into Law in April 2022 and it brings into being a new Regulator - The Building Safety Regulator will help to deliver the two underlying objectives of the Act, namely securing the safety of people in and around buildings in relation to...

CPA Summer Forecast – commercial up, but housing more subdued

CPA Summer Forecast – commercial up, but housing more subdued

The Construction Products Association (CPA) latest Summer Forecasts are predicting growth in the commercial construction sector continuing to 2024, with warehouses particularly driving the sector forwards. Prospects for the Housing Sector are, however more subdued...

FIS Focus: Vital Information on Inflation and Product Availability

FIS Focus: Vital Information on Inflation and Product Availability

FIS Position and Support on Inflation and Material Shortages The past two years have, without doubt, been some of the hardest times businesses in the finishes and interiors sector have faced.  Uncertainty and challenge continues into 2022.  After rapid inflation in...