The alarming global inflation rate is taking a bite at the construction industry, leading to a 7.3% increase in the UK’s construction output price index (OPU). The increase could cause a ripple effect in quality… Read more
Imagine a lead contractor walking a building site, checking for snags and issues. On his rounds, he notices some damage to a door frame and a crack in a wall. In the past, this information… Read more
When Covid-19 lockdowns forced millions of people around the world to stay at home in 2020, the benefits of having a balcony became clearer than ever. Even tiny balconies offered residents the opportunity to get… Read more
Structural engineers hold a special place in the construction industry. Creative, yet highly practical, these highly skilled team members move between the office and site. They lend their expertise to multiple projects and their decisions… Read more
At all levels in the construction industry, margins are often tight and all businesses need to take care to maintain profits while offering a competitive service. Even small mistakes can lead to costly rework; legal… Read more
For years, industry leaders have been proclaiming a serious issue in the construction industry: a construction skills shortage. It has even threatened some of the Government’s most important and ambitious projects.
The first step to understanding more about your project is to collect data in a consistent way. If you’re already a PlanRadar user, you’re well on your way to achieving that goal. But how can… Read more
HCIP Ltd have over 30 years of experience in the interior fit-out and refurbishment field, working on large and small projects. Based in West Yorkshire, their core team has 13 fulltime members of staff. They… Read more