The research shows that business owners are six times more likely (74%) to be in their dream job than employees(13%). Interestingly in construction over 54% of Business owners have always wanted to start their own business.
The property and construction industries have seen a huge influx in the use of drones, due to the flexibility they bring to businesses. These small yet sophisticated devices could soon become as common on-site as trucks and diggers.
The construction industry is seeing an increasing shift towards landfill redevelopment, as experts in the sector help more businesses and landowners identify real regeneration opportunities.
Over 1,400 construction workers committed suicide between 2011 – 2015. Construction trades have the highest number of suicides of any profession. Risk of suicide for those working in building and construction trades is 1.6 times higher than the national average. More than a quarter of construction e
The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has brushed off claims from other employers that the Government’s apprenticeship levy, introduced last April, is difficult to understand and use. The BMF has successfully launched Apprenticeships Plus including an Apprenticeship Training Agency to research and