FAKRO loses smear campaign against VELUX

FAKRO, Polish roof window competitor to VELUX, loses a complaint to the EU Commission, which since 2012 has been used as the basis for a smear campaign across most of Europe against The VELUX Group.  The European Commission rejected the... View Article

New apprenticeship standards signed off by Government

New higher quality bricklayer and plasterer apprenticeships have received final sign-off by the Government, after a rigorous development process. Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), said: “These higher quality construction apprenticeships have the potential to help solve the construction... View Article

BSRIA says: prevention better than cure: New Homes Ombudsman

In its report, published today, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment (APPGEBE) calls on the government to make it mandatory for all housebuilders to belong to an independent ombudsman scheme. But BSRIA’s concerns can be summarised... View Article

Vent-Axia supports charities throughout 2017 and 2018

Leading ventilation company Vent-Axia, along with many of its staff, have continued to support a range of national and local charities throughout 2017 and is continuing to show this support in 2018. Ranging from bake sales and raffles through to... View Article

Stevenage Car Park set to become new homes

Stevenage town centre can look forward to the addition of more new homes thanks to plans to transform a car park into an eight-storey apartment block. Plans for the new block have been announced by real estate developer, The Blackmore... View Article

GS8 to deliver first phase of Watford Junction Masterplan

GS8, the design-led residential and commercial property developer, is pleased to announce it has secured planning consent to deliver a 146 unit, mixed-use development in Watford, Hertfordshire. The development is the first phase to be awarded planning in Watford Borough... View Article

GIC Capital backs calls to end cowboy builders

GIC Capital, which provides financial support for property development, is lending its support to builders calling for a licensing scheme that will put an end to cowboy builders. A recent survey found that professionals in the industry overwhelmingly backed the... View Article

Vent-Axia supports Clean Air Day 2018

Sussex-based Vent-Axia, a leading British ventilation manufacturer, is delighted to support Clean Air Day on 21 June 2018. The day is co-ordinated by environmental charity Global Action Plan and aims to raise awareness of the risks of air pollution and the... View Article

The Berkeley Group Holdings final results

The Berkeley Group Holdings plc (“Berkeley”) today announces its audited results for the financial year ended 30 April 2018. Berkeley is the country’s leading place-maker, operating principally in London and the South East, balancing strong operational performance with a desire... View Article