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Cost pressures broadened in Q3

Cost pressures broadened in Q3

All parts of the construction supply chain experienced continued growth in Q3, according to the Construction Trade Survey. Construction product manufacturers reported a fifth consecutive quarterly rise in product sales, whilst SME building contractors and chartered...

James Parlour announced as new FIS Technical and Vetting Manager

James Parlour announced as new FIS Technical and Vetting Manager

FIS is pleased to announce the appointment of James Parlour as its new Technical and Vetting Manager to support the technical work of the organisation and develop the membership vetting process. With more than 16 years’ technical, compliance and design experience...

FIS Introduces New Respect Policy

FIS Introduces New Respect Policy

At the FIS AGM and Awards last week FIS President Helen Tapper emphasised the importance of a redoubling of efforts from the organisation and wider community to ensure that, amidst the worst skills shortage we have known, that we are ensuring that our sector is...

New report confirms sector Net Zero Plans are possible

New report confirms sector Net Zero Plans are possible

UK Green Building Council launches first ever UK Roadmap for achieving Net Zero carbon built environment by 2050. Whole Life Carbon Roadmap from the UK Green Building Council highlights the growing need to quickly close the policy gap on net zero homes and embodied...

Deadline approaching to claim £3000 for hiring an apprentice

Deadline approaching to claim £3000 for hiring an apprentice

Employers who hired an apprentice between 1 April and 30 September 2021 could be eligible for an incentive payment of £3,000 for each new apprentice.  Employers need to apply before midnight on 30 November 2021 to claim the incentive.  To receive the payment,...

Consultation on Building Standards compliance and enforcement

Consultation on Building Standards compliance and enforcement

Building Standards Division (BSD), is developing a national Compliance Plan approach to provide greater assurance that compliance with building regulations is achieved from design to completion. This consultation seeks to obtain the views on the development of a new...

A Focus on Construction at COP26

A Focus on Construction at COP26

At COP26 the Construction Leadership Council hosted a dedicated session at the COP 26 conference looking at the role of construction, current focus and positive examples and how our supply chain needs to evolve. The event kicked off showcasing a feature developed with...

CLC and ITN Launch Co-production ‘Building a Greener Britain’

CLC and ITN Launch Co-production ‘Building a Greener Britain’

The construction industry is playing its part in transforming its working practices and leadership models to contribute to the global ambition for a net zero future. The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has partnered with ITN Productions Industry News to produce...