Day: February 19, 2016

Surge of buy-to-let investors pushes up home prices
Business, Law & Money

Surge of buy-to-let investors pushes up home prices

Our latest UK Residential Market Survey has seen a rise in new instructions in January, which, although modest, is very welcome. However, with buy-to-let investors …

Hewden lodges £2.5m JCB skid steer order
Products

Hewden lodges £2.5m JCB skid steer order

Hire firm Hewden has placed an order for 50 JCB skid steer and compact tracked loaders in a deal worth £2.5m. The order, placed through …

World's biggest offshore wind farm to add £4.2 billion to energy bills
Civil Engineering

World’s biggest offshore wind farm to add £4.2 billion to energy bills

Hornsea Project One wind farm will see 174 turbines – each taller than the Gherkin – built 75 miles off the coast of Grimsby, spanning …

Crossrail health and safety director to join Thames Tideway
Facilities Management

Crossrail health and safety director to join Thames Tideway

Steve Hails, health and safety director for Crossrail, is set to leave his post at Europe’s largest construction project to join Tideway. Steve joined Crossrail …

Company fined for failure to comply with improvement notices
Facilities Management

Company fined for failure to comply with improvement notices

A London based company who fabricate structural steel products has been fined for failure to maintain compliance with the law following prior HSE enforcement action. …

Diversity is the key to success in the housing industry
Developers

Diversity is the key to success in the housing industry

Diversity in the housing market is the only way to solve the UK’s housing issues, according to a report published today which brings together insights …

Arbor Forest Products strengthens sales team
Products

Arbor Forest Products strengthens sales team

Arbor Forest Products (AFP) has strengthened its presence in the Midlands and East Anglia regions after appointing experienced softwood specialist Antony Considine as its new …

BILFINGER GVA APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Facilities Management

BILFINGER GVA APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Bilfinger GVA, one of the UK’s largest commercial property advisers, part of Bilfinger SE, the global service and engineering group, announces the appointment today of …

25% increase in UK social housing completions ahead of AHP deadline
Developers

25% increase in UK social housing completions ahead of AHP deadline

In 2014-15, housing association new build completions were 25% higher than in the previous year, driven by higher workloads before the deadline to complete the …

The Premier Group wins award with bespoke software solution
Facilities Management

The Premier Group wins award with bespoke software solution

The Swansea-based construction arm of The Premier Group, a national specialist in high-spec construction and maintenance work, has been announced as an award winner at …