50% of householders more likely to hire builders who employ apprentices
Consumers prefer to hire firms that train apprentices, according to new research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
Housing shortage forces councils to spend £2 million a day on temporary accommodation
A chronic shortage of affordable housing is forcing cash-strapped councils to spend more than £2 million a day on temporary accommodation for homeless families, analysis by the Local Government Association reveals today.
Sheffield children walk in the shoes of construction workers at H&S talk
Children at Mosborough Primary School on the outskirts of Sheffield have received expert guidance regarding Health and Safety from an industry professional as build commences at a new homes development in the area.