Skills

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Delegates at the annual FIS Conference, held at Worsley Park Marriott Hotel and Country Club in Manchester this month, experienced a packed agenda including...
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The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has announced the launch of its new qualification specifically to target the installation of fire doors in the UK....
Specfinish news
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Construction skills shortages are pushing wages in the sector far above the national average, but could also put at risk some of the Government’s...
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The Autumn Statement and Spending Review has set out how £4 trillion of government money will be allocated over the next five years. The investment...
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FIS training manager Jeremy Clayton takes a look at what the new Construction Centre at Barnsley College has to offer, both for today’s students...
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Professionals from across the construction industry have warned that any boost in productivity offered by the government’s Northern Powerhouse plan is threatened by a...
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Hard to think it is only five years until the next general election in 2020. Where will the construction industry be in 2020? For battered...
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So spring is here, the nights are drawing out and everything appears a little more optimistic. It seems like a good time for new...
Specfinish - news about drywall, ceilings, insulation and screeding
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RICS UK Construction Market Survey Q1 2015  has found that material shortages have eased but 63% of respondents cite labour shortages as leading restraint...
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Skills and training is the big issue facing the industry at the moment or rather it would be if we did not waste so...