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CPA forecasts double-digit growth for construction despite constraints in product and labour shortages

Construction output is currently very buoyant and is forecast to rise by 13.7 per cent in 2021 and 6.3 per cent in 2022, according to the Construction Products Association’s latest Summer Forecast. This positive outlook comes despite the dual constraints ...

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Wates Group adopts company-wide flexible working

The company, which employs nearly 4,000 people across the UK, is calling on its colleagues across the business to experiment with different working patterns to boost productivity and improve their working life. The decision makes Wates one of the first ...

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Actuate UK calls for UKCA Mark transition for construction products to be extended

Engineering services sector body Actuate UK has issued a warning about serious consequences for businesses, public and commercial projects as well as domestic customers in only six months if a major issue regarding product compliance and standard marking is not ...

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NBS and ASFP announce safety-based collaboration

NBS, a leading specification and product information platform for the construction industry, has entered into a new partnership agreement with the ASFP (Association for Specialist Fire Protection), the UK’s leading association for the passive fire protection sector. The partnership aims ...

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Novus commits to female leaders in its latest hire

National maintenance and construction contractor Novus Property Solutions has underlined its commitment to dynamic future growth across the next five years with the appointment of a new Head of Business Development, Claire Bailey-Jones. In a sign of the company’s commitment ...

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The Common Assessment Standard from CHAS: What you need to know

The roll-out of a new data-sharing agreement between the Common Assessment Standard providers means the benefits of qualifying for and specifying the scheme are greater than ever. CHAS, Managing Director Ian McKinnon explains more. What is the Common Assessment Standard? ...

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Have your say in Build Recruitment’s Salary Survey 2021

Build Recruitment is working with professionals across the built environment to build its annual salary guide to be released this April. The report will focus on hiring trends, the shift to and from home working, market confidence and of course, ...

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FWP moves at speed to deliver mass Covid vaccination centres

Architecture, design and masterplanning practice Frank Whittle Partnership (FWP) has moved at speed to create community vaccination centres across the North West in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Its team of designers have rolled out seven mass vaccination and ...

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BAM appointed to build the most sustainable film and TV studio in the world

BAM has been appointed by Legal & General, Sky and NBCUniversal to create Sky Studios; the most sustainable film and TV studio in the world. Set to open in 2022 just north of London, Sky Studios Elstree will house 13 ...

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Sustainable hoarding solution wins praise

Surrey-based Panthera Group launched its latest hoarding innovation; the sustainable and environmentally friendly EnviroHoard™, in March 2020 just before the Covid lockdown. Despite the effects of the pandemic, the system has been specified by key players in the construction sector ...

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