Put PI on your plans with specialist help

If the last year has shown us anything, it is that we simply don’t know what is around the corner, says Darci Edwards of Bridge Insurance Brokers Ltd. Businesses all over the UK have changed, pivoted or sadly gone under... View Article

Governments homes funding looks disingenuous – CPRE

Commenting on the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) launching affordable homes funding, Tom Fyans, deputy chief executive of CPRE, the countryside charity, said: ‘While this funding seems impressive, it was announced in the Budget and doesn’t represent... View Article

Coronavirus Lockdown? Off-site construction saves the day

By Jonathan Passmore, UK Technical Sales Manager, Helec Ltd A lot has changed since the UK’s first two patients tested positive for Covid-19 at the end of January. Six weeks later, the prime minister announced a nationwide lockdown, asking the public... View Article

The importance of properly constructed cavities

The introduction of the Domestic Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) in 2018 means all new homes must adhere to a minimum-level of energy efficiency. A positive move from the UK government, over the last couple of years it has led... View Article

Firestopping of Service Penetrations: A new best practice guide

To assist in the design, specification and installation of building services penetrations to ensure fire compartmentation is maintained, five leading not-for-profit  organisations have launched a Best Practice Design and Installation Guide, Firestopping of Service Penetrations. The aim of the guide... View Article