Redrow’s anniversary gift to Childrens Hospital

Fundraisers at Redrow Homes are all heart – they’ve raised £20,000 for the cardiac unit at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. The generous donation follows a year-long ‘charity challenge’ as part of the award-winning homebuilder’s 40th anniversary celebrations, which saw employees take... View Article

Brexit election must address housing crisis, says FMB

The urgent need to build more homes for everyone should be a key priority for all the political parties during the General Election campaign, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). The FMB is calling on all the political parties... View Article

First steps for community-led homes scheme

A council-backed project where community groups can bid to develop and manage their own affordable homes is holding its first workshop for local people looking to get involved. As part of the council’s wider drive to boost the borough’s housing... View Article

Vortice goes even greener

Vortice is striving for a greener tomorrow and is asking its customers to participate! As part of this, the company will be gifting Christmas tree seeds this December. Clean air cannot be taken for granted and as air experts, Vortice’s... View Article

The show that’s got decorating covered

On November 27th and 28th, the decorating trade will convene at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena for the 2018 National Painting and Decorating Show. For professional decorators, contractors, merchants and stockists, this is the annual trade event that has the entire decorating... View Article

Comment on the latest Equity Release Council figures

The latest Equity Release Council figures show that lending in Q2 2018 is close to £1bn. Steve Wilkie, managing director of Responsible Equity Release, comments: “It’s staggering to think that seven years on, an industry that lent less than £200m in... View Article

Lawn stars

Lawn expert David Hedges-Gower reveals how builders and gardeners collaborating can make all the difference when selling top quality homes. When designing or building a high quality house, it’s important not to make the mistake often seen across some of... View Article

Winners of first national Big Build competition announced

Robertson Construction, Cedar Developments Ltd and Carillion Civil Engineering have been crowned winners of the first ‘Honor’s Big Build’ competition. Honor Goodsite is the female construction industry mascot launched in 2016 by the Considerate Constructors Scheme – the organisation established to... View Article

Grundfos Ecademy adds to its curriculum

The Grundfos Ecademy is a popular internet based learning tool that it designed to improve knowledge on pumps, applications and their theory. This digital training and information platform is available 24/7. Its aim is to help keep everyone with an... View Article

Consort converts hospitality budget into charitable change

Consort Ltd is making a positive difference to the lives of disadvantaged people in and around its home town of Nottingham by reassigning money previously budgeted for corporate hospitality. The fabricator, which has long manufactured PVC-U window systems from the... View Article

All change at this year’s Network VEKA AGM!

Industry-leading installer support organisation, Network VEKA, has hosted another fantastic Members’ Weekend and glittering awards ceremony. The ever-popular event, this year held in Warwick, attracted more than 240 attendees in the organisation’s 21st year. The day kicked off with a... View Article