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Brexit Concerns Holding UK SME Manufacturers Back

Although the general feeling in the UK construction manufacturing sector is one of optimism, with some expecting significant growth on the international playing field by 2020, there are still concerns for the short term as the industry focus remains on … Continue reading

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3 Common DIY Flat Roof Mistakes

If you have a flat roof at your property or on your garage, it can be tempting to carry out repairs or even replace the roof yourself. It can certainly be a more cost-effective option, but you are open to … Continue reading

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FMB Ready to Support New Housing Minister

In a recent cabinet reshuffle, following the resignation of the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, it has been announced that the Prime Minister has nominated James Brokenshire MP to become the new Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. … Continue reading

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Leading Liquid Waterproofing Training from Permaroof UK

The Permaroof500 liquid waterproofing system is fast-becoming one of our most popular flat roof systems, with its high-quality, long-lasting and durable finish. Have you thought about adding liquid waterproofing to your range of flat roof services? At our headquarters in … Continue reading

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What is EPDM Rubber Roofing and How it is Changing Flat Roofing

The introduction of EPDM rubber roofing has undoubtedly changed the way that flat roofing is approached for both trading roofers and the DIY community, but how? In this article, we will explore what EPDM rubber roofing is, and how and … Continue reading

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NHBC Proposals Accepted by the CMA on Structural Warranties

Back in March last year, The National House Building Council (NHBC) began its new proposals on structural warranties to replace previous undertakings given in 1995, to update the current insurance regulations that protect against defects in new properties. The Competition … Continue reading

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UK Housebuilding Output Falls Again in Q3

In a report published by the ONS this week, figures have again demonstrated a decline in construction housebuilding output in the third quarter of 2017. The figures also demonstrate a further-than-expected slide in output, as in August, the estimated fall … Continue reading

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New Construction Orders Lowest Since 2014

It has recently been announced by ONS, that new construction orders for the industry are at their lowest since the first quarter of 2014, despite other industry housebuilders announcing record profits. The latest figures show that output across the construction … Continue reading

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New Kitemark Launched for Building Information Modelling

It has been announced this week that a brand new Kitemark has been launched by the BSI specifically for the Building Information Modelling (BIM) sector. The new Kitemark will demonstrate that manufacturing processes has BIM embedded. This new age of … Continue reading

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2017 Build Show Focus on Fire Safety

This years’ Build Show, to be hosted at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC) for the third consecutive year, will have a strong focus on fire safety, considering the recent tragic events in London. The organisers of this years’ event … Continue reading

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