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JLL Report: The cost of office fit-out

JLL Report: The cost of office fit-out

This EMEA perspective provides a valuable tool for companies with capital expenditure programmes to compare costs and inform decision-making. JLL has priced an actual project in a consistent way across 19 countries, providing directly comparable costs for a modern...

CPA Weekly Notes

CPA Weekly Notes

The CPA Weekly Notes include news on the launch of the Parliamentary Reception, the economy, the ONS construction output data for May 2016, Association activities, Parliamentary and Government Update and exports. Read the Notes here.

Construction product manufacturers reported strong activity in Q2

Construction product manufacturers reported strong activity in Q2

Results of the CPA State of Trade survey for Q2 show that against a backdrop of uncertainty ahead of the EU referendum on 23 June, construction product manufacturers reported strong activity in Q2, marking a thirteenth consecutive quarter of growth. 52% of heavy side...

CIJC Confirms Increased Pay Rates

CIJC Confirms Increased Pay Rates

Construction employers and unions have reached agreement on an improved two year pay and conditions deal for workers covered by the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) Working Rule Agreement. The first 2.5% increase on basic rates of pay will be introduced from...

European Standards and the UK

European Standards and the UK

BSI has produced a document to provide the general reader with factual information on the possible impact of a UK decision to exit the European Union, in relation to UK participation in the making and use of European standards. It comprises a set of questions and...

Guidance for employing young people

Guidance for employing young people

FIS has uploaded a new Fact File in the Member Zone relating to Employment. Written by Build UK and approved by the Construction Leadership Council, the 'Guidance for Employing Young People' offers clear and consistent advice on how to manage the process for employing...

Launch of Fire Performance Partition Labelling Scheme

Launch of Fire Performance Partition Labelling Scheme

On Tuesday 21 June, FIS and The Association for Specialist Fire Protection joined forces at FIREX International 2016 in launching a new initiative. The Fire Performance Partition Label aims to identify fire performance partitions to installers, M&E contractors,...

Incorrect cutting of resilient layer prior to installing drylining

Incorrect cutting of resilient layer prior to installing drylining

We have been advised by Robust Details that there have been instances where the resilient layer used to reduce structural sound transference between residences on different floors is being cut before the installation of the drylining. This is having a significant...

Flooding and Resilience Workshop

Flooding and Resilience Workshop

CPA is developing a workshop on Flooding and Resilience which will be held on 3 August. They are looking for expressions of interest from manufacturers or contractors who have any experience of working on a flood resilience building project or have developed any...