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January 16, 2018 Managing Workforce
Safety Precautions on Construction Sites
Managing Workforce

List of Safety Precautions on Construction Sites

No other workplace is probably as hazardous as a construction site. Builders may come crushing down from heights or get buried after trench collapse or cave-in. They can easily get hit by moving equipment and vehicles or something overhead can fall on them. Then there is dust, smoke and dangerous …

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January 16, 2018 News and Updates
Health safety and environment test changes
News and Updates

Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test to change from Jan 2018

Yes! CITB is going to phase in changes in HS&E Test beginning 2018. Before you act surprised or curious, worried even for changes are seldom comforting, here is a tell-all guide to calm your nerves and prepare you for the changes. When The changes will occur in installment with first …

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January 9, 2018 Home Security
How to protect your home in winter
Home Security

How to Protect Your Home in Winter

Winter is not the best of times for you or your home. It can make you bed-ridden and house-locked and your home damaged and un-functional. It’s frigid, dark and awful and apart from the festivities, there is hardly any reason for us to look forward to it. To get you …

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January 8, 2018 News and Updates
One every four young brits considers construction as a great career
News and Updates

One in Every Four Young Brits Considers Construction as a Great Career: Survey

One in every four young Brits – 28% to be exact – wants to join construction as a career as per a survey conducted by CITB. This shows the massively growing popularity of construction among youth who just a couple of years ago weren’t so excited by it – with …

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January 2, 2018 Home Improvement & Decoration
Tips to save you from hiring cowboy engineer
Home Improvement & Decoration

Tips to Save You from Hiring a Cowboy Engineer in the UK

  Cowboy engineers are a curse to construction industry – screwing time, money, work and safety of everyone not cautious enough to avoid them. Though industry has taken multiple steps to filter them out – for example making “skill-and-safety” certifications like ECS Card mandatory to work – they always tend …

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December 28, 2017 Home Improvement & Decoration
Home Improvement & Decoration

4 Major Decorating Blunders UK Homeowners are Committing

  Decorating your home is not a child’s play. There are a lot of investments that go into it: your precious time, hard-earned pounds and above all a heart teeming with beautiful design expectations. And there is a risk of double heartbreak if it doesn’t turn out even half as …

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December 20, 2017 Home Improvement & Decoration
Home Improvement & Decoration

Home Decoration Tips to Brighten a Dark Room

  Do you have a room dark enough to qualify as a cave? No offence intended but I haven’t found a single sane person who prefers a dark room over a light one. Yes, there was a time when dark rooms were used for developing photographs but those days are …

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December 15, 2017 Hiring Tips
Tips for Hiring Scaffolders
Hiring Tips

What Every Homeowner Must Know Before Hiring Scaffolders

  Whether you are adding floors to your house OR just looking to renovate or repair the façade of your multi-storey office building, you are going to need working platform for tradesmen to access places at height. These working platforms are called scaffolds and those experts in putting them up …

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December 13, 2017 News and Updates
Future for UK Construction Industry
News and Updates

What does the Future Hold for the UK Construction Industry?

  Having compiled and evaluated construction industry’s data and studied its patterns, we have tried to project what the future holds for the UK construction industry. In other words, what challenges and opportunities the industry may face and how the workforce will be affected by it.   Shrinking workforce: As …

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December 11, 2017 Industry Trends and Forecasts
Main Challenges Faced by Construction Industry in UK
Industry Trends and Forecasts

What are the Main Challenges Faced by Construction Industry in the UK

  Construction Industry is on the steady upswing since 2009 accounting for 6.3% of UK GDP in 2016. The sector value has risen to £137.6 billion from just £113.0 billion 7 years ago. Sounds good and optimistic? Or is it the lull before the storm – something that inherent challenges …

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