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Construction Matters... and so do you

Through collaboration and a unified voice, UK construction can make itself heard like never before, shout about its positive impact on our society, and educate the wider population on its importance.

Forming part of a wider campaign that harnesses the power of social media and national press to champion our industry, the UK Construction Week blog – Construction Matters – aims to provide an invaluable platform for both industry stakeholders and innovative brands to address the key themes and topics facing UK construction today.

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Redefining the term ‘event’ for construction marketers

26/06/2017, 08:47 | By: Philip Armitage | #Skills
redefining-the-term-event-for-construction-marketers In the countdown to UK Construction Week, Philip Armitage, director at Manchester-based branding and communications agency Refinery, explains how meaningful online and offline interactions can keep exhibitors front of mind – pre, during and post-show. It takes rich content and extended (and...

The clock is ticking... know your rating?

19/06/2017, 11:27 | By: Nathan Garnett | #Skills
the-clock-is-ticking-know-your-rating UK Construction Week’s Nathan Garnett underlines the importance of knowing your current EPC rating and why this is such a pressing matter. Hands up if you know what your EPC rating is? An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) gives a property an energy efficiency rating from A to G, this is required...

Incentivising change: Show me the money

12/06/2017, 10:31 | By: Sasha Reed | #Collaboration
incentivizing-change-show-me-the-money Sasha Reed, Vice President of Strategic Development at Bluebeam Inc, reflects on the BIM Level 2 mandate, explains why it's a risky proposition for many of the groups required to use it, and why the industry must ensure that whatever means are used to deliver on its promise, everyone benefits...

FIS Skills: Joining the dots

05/06/2017, 13:39 | By: Helen Yeulet | #Collaboration
joining-the-dots Helen Yeulet, Skills Delivery Director at FIS Skills, sets out what the new FIS Skills Programme, Fit-Out Futures, has planned for skills development within the finishes and interiors sector. It seems the construction sector is broken. It’s no secret that skills shortages, caused by lack of new...