Opinion

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In January, the government revealed that productivity of British workers had increased at the fastest rate in more than six years. With margins and...
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Insulation and interior building products distributor CCF held a roundtable discussing the value of third party accreditation, with representatives from across the building and...
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Build-to-rent (BTR) is coming of age, attracting growing investment and government support. Nicola Chapman at Etex Building Performance considers why dry construction is perfectly...
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This will be my last voice article for SpecFinish, so it would seem to be a pertinent time for a bit of reflection after...
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Despite weakening construction output data in the UK the key talking points at MIPIM 2018, the world’s leading international real estate business conference in...
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People are a fundamental ingredient for success. Without the right people, with the necessary skills to deliver your core service, any business is in...
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The first weeks of January were dominated by the collapse of Carillion – one of the UK’s largest contractors. The losses of £1.25bn on...
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Winter is always a challenging season for specialist contractors. Days are short and weather slows sites down, but even though a cold hard economic...

Simon Lewis, a partner in the Construction and Engineering Team at Bond Dickinson, turns his attention to technology and some recent predictions. Like it or...
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Use of sheathing boards as part of a through-wall construction with timber or steel frame systems (SFS) is not a new concept. Most will...