A new report has called on the Government to support the building of three million new social homes over the next 20 years.
Right to work checks: what you need to know
The Government is urging construction firms and sub-contractors should check that employees from the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) have been granted the right to work in the UK.
At the start of August 2021 new rules came into place via permitted development rights that allow cafes, shops, restaurants and gyms to be turned into residential developments.
Many smaller regional house builders are continuing to be hit with construction delays as the continuing materials shortage shows no sign of easing.
The so-called ‘pingdemic’, where workers are being told to isolate after being ‘pinged’ by the NHS COVID-19 app, is having a significant effect on the construction industry’s workforce.
Latest figures from the National House Building Council (NHBC) have revealed new home registrations have reached a 14-year high.
The construction sector is battling to keep new developments on track in the face of escalating prices and the unprecedented scarcity of materials.
A powerful new workers’ watchdog is to be created to protect the rights of employees in the UK.
A new study has revealed that around two-thirds of businesses expect litigation claims to remain at a high level or to increase this year, with 56 per cent having faced accusations of unlawful behaviour in the last five years.
Directors who dissolve companies and leave creditors “out of pocket” may be disqualified for up to 15 years under new legislation, it has been announced.