Opinion

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Last month Knauf completed the acquisition of USG in North America. The company said that the purchase would create a global building materials industry...
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The skills campaign being led by Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) is trying to change how our sector is perceived. The initiative offers a...
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It has been an interesting first few weeks at the FIS and I’d like to thank everybody who has welcomed me, opened their doors,...
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Distributors have long been a part of our industry. But how well do they work as part of the supply chain? Jason Hemingway from...
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Simon Lewis, a partner in the Construction and Engineering team at Womble Bond Dickinson, looks closely at the recently published and first-of-its-kind National Infrastructure...
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Every day, we experience a symphony of sounds to make our lives richer. From soothing sounds to less-desirable noises, the auditory stimulus around us...
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The new chief executive at FIS , Iain McIlwee, takes a look forward and highlights some of the challenges facing the sector.  It is an...
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Janeeth Devgun, CCF’s insulation and external category manager, considers what the government’s recent pledge to halve the energy use of new buildings by 2030...
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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...