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7 ways to beat the hike on Van Cover

Published date: 09 August 2017

Rising claim costs are driving van insurance premiums up in the UK, adding financial pressure onto self-employed workers. So before you cough up for next year’s cover, there are a number of simple and…

Don’t expose yourself to bad practice

Published date: 03 August 2017

New research from the Federation of Master Builders reveals that many homeowners are leaving themselves unprotected and vulnerable to cowboy builders.

Soaring material costs for SMES

Published date: 31 July 2017

New research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) reveals a third of small building firms say that soaring material prices are squeezing their margins and almost a quarter have had to pass the…

Sluggish growth for Construction SMES

Published date: 24 July 2017

According to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) the SME construction sector grew in the second quarter of 2017, but at a slower rate in most parts of the UK.

Everything you ever wanted to know about Contract Works Insurance

Published date: 21 July 2017

How much do you know about Contract Works Insurance? Do you think you know enough about it to truly determine whether or not you need it?

5 of the Best Construction Ted Talks

Published date: 17 July 2017

TED talks share the best ideas, from some of the best in the industry. Here are 5 of the greatest construction and architecture TED talks that are guaranteed to get you thinking...

Stand out as a reputable builder

Published date: 11 July 2017

Home renovations are on the rise, so now is the time to up your game and start attracting more business. Here are our top tips for how you can stand out as a reputable local builder...

Do's and Don'ts for self build success

Published date: 04 July 2017

Whether you are wanting to create a great home on a modest budget or a unique state of the art build, there are a number of dos and don’ts that you should be aware of to make a dream home reality...

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