Opinion

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Productivity is at the heart of all businesses and despite a torrent of new ‘innovations’ over the past 10 years, the evidence shows that...
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As this edition went to press the result of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union was only just starting to kick off....
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From the 1960s and all through the 1970s, the UK built more than 250,000 homes a year. Such a sustained period of high-level house...
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We’re coming out of spring and heading into summer, meaning warmer days, longer  evenings and the positivity that comes with  a feeling of having...
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When the government published its new Construction Strategy it set out a plan to increase productivity in government construction, deliver £1.7 billion worth of...
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The government’s decision to phase out coal-fired power stations by 2025 may seem to have little relevance to  plasterboard. In fact, it will have...
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The Small Business Bill is continuing to tackle issues of late payment because late payment has been a scourge of the construction industry, with...
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Jim Nania,  chairman of interior architectural contractor Stortford  Interiors, discusses the challenges that the supply chain faces in its attempts to become BIM Level...
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The partitions industry has seen many changes: the 70’s use of drywall factory-made wall systems, aluminium in the 80’s and timber systems in the...
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John Butler of specialist contractor London Drywall sets out the status quo of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the building finishes sector,  highlighting useful insights...