The study, commissioned by innovation specialists MPA for Advanced Engineering 2019, found that one in five (21%) innovation active engineering firms are not taking advantage of the government’s R&D Tax Credit scheme, which allows companies to claim back up to 33p for every £1 spent on R&D activity.
With 2019 fast coming to an end the UK construction industry requires a clear & focused route map of expenditure for infrastructure, housing, health and education projects to avoid a return to the boom & bust days of 2008. With a General Election in December, any party with a strong manifesto guaranteeing the delivery of such projects could well be a vote winner.
When it comes to selling up, everyone has a theory of their own, and if you’re keen to get the ball rolling you might be open to suggestions in order to secure a quick sale. But with so much conflicting advice, it can be difficult to know what to do for the best. Here, we put to bed 15 property selling myths so you know where you stand.
MODIS Architects is an architectural and planning firm which offers full professional services specializing in the mixed use, residential, commercial, office, and retail industries. Recently, the firm found success in BUILD’s Design & Build Awards where they were recognized as the Ones to Watch Florida. On the back of this recognition, we profile the practice to discover more about the innovative services the team offers their clients.
There can be little doubt that technology has bought about revolutionary change across a plethora of industries, becoming one of the key drivers of growth, innovation and development on the global business landscape. One area that is seeing early utilisation – and, crucially, impressive results- is in health, safety and training. We spoke with Pat O’Connor, Managing Director of VRAI, to find out more.
Semmco, a British engineering company and manufacturer of access platforms and ground support equipment for the aviation sector and rail access platforms, celebrated its Queen’s Award win with a royal presentation by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent KG, at its Head Office in Surrey on Wednesday 2nd October
There is a certain beauty and character in an older building that modern ones seldom have. Sure, new construction is built for current needs, but personality can sometimes be lacking. If someone is thinking about taking on an older building remodel and adapting it for modern needs, here are a few things to keep in mind.
Quartzene is noted for the effective insulating properties as an additive in a product. Svenska Aerogel is now collaborating with one of Europe’s largest textile industries to develop a manufacturing process that enables Quartzene to be integrated into a variety of woven textiles to produce textile-based thermal insulation materials and fabrics.
The seven-floor building will encompass about 11,500 square meters of leasable
space. With its frame made entirely from wood, this will be the largest office building in
Sweden with a timber structure. The interior will house modern offices and meeting places,
and the building will also have an outdoor area and terrace.
This week Attic Self Storage released its new ‘What’s in Store for Storage’ guide, showing how much floor space is required in different sizes of property using government standards. The guide provides a visual representation of the amount of space that must be dedicated to storage, and provides insights into the kinds of ‘stuff’ that people can expect to fit.
Architectural Vision Systems is a company founded out of the structural glazing market. Based in Kent, they have become one of the leading experts in the arena, thriving through a dedication to exceptional quality. Following the company’s recognition in the 2019 Design and Build Awards, where they were named ‘Most Outstanding in Frameless Doors & Windows’, we took a closer look to find out more.
From investment all the way through to hiring staff and beyond, Brexit is having a negative impact on nearly every aspect of the construction and property markets. As the Brexit deadline looms and figures are being interpreted in varied ways, Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson explores how optimism can still be found even when the outlook appears bleak.
Whether it’s a log cabin or a dream summer house, getting started on building in your garden is an exciting time. But the last thing you want is a letter through your door telling you that your lovely new fixture isn’t allowed! So, before you set off, take a moment to get familiar with these legal requirements.
It would be a fair statement to make that contractors and developers of new builds and renovations are focusing more and more on the eco-friendly aspect of the property. With a number of studies showing the increase in value of eco-friendly houses, consumers are beginning to question whether it’s worth the investment for their own home.
Many industries, including professionals working in building and construction, rely on the print industry. It’s fair to highlight that the print industry has gathered up negative associations of being particularly destructive to the environment. This is primarily due to deforestation and the various oils which contribute to the creation of ink.