Barbour ABI and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) have launched a new report series on the combined effects that digitalisation, decarbonisation, and demographic changes will have on the construction industry.
Plans by the UK Government to extend new ‘rights’ to alter or replace buildings across England without the need for planning permission risk adding to the country’s already prevalent health and societal inequalities, the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has said.
Mark Beard FCIOB, chairman of Beard Construction, has become the 117th President of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). His presidency starts as CIOB members and the wider construction industry are facing some of the greatest challenges in the Institute’s 186-year history.
A survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and its Global Construction Review publication has found that 92% of construction professionals around the world said they expect their business to survive the coronavirus pandemic.
A report from the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has found that 26% of construction industry professionals thought about taking their own lives in 2019 – before the COVID-19 pandemic had hit the industry – and 97% recorded being stressed at least once in the last year.
Bodies representing over 13,000 skilled and trainee construction and property professionals in Scotland have today called on the Scottish Government to implement a gradual re-opening of non-essential building sites, within the parameters of health and safety requirements, as soon as possible.
A new virtual fitness club has been set up by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) for its members and staff to maintain their fitness, actively improve their mental health and stay connected to others while social distancing.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is urging the construction industry to donate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to their local healthcare communities amid international shortages for healthcare professionals in the fight against coronavirus. For healthcare workers providing treatment to
A new Loughborough University report exploring LGBT experiences in the construction industry has revealed that LGBT women say gender is a bigger barrier than sexuality when it comes to moving up the job ladder.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has published its Code of Quality Management following two years of research which was launched in response to a number of incidents highlighting construction defects in the UK. The new Code, subtitled a ‘Guide to Best Practice Construction Quality Ma
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has confirmed the appointment of its new chief executive following the retirement of Chris Blythe OBE. Caroline Gumble, currently chief operating officer for Make UK, will take up the post in August.
(from left) Tim Rhodes from Robertson, Helen Monckton, Greg Ireland and Robertson’s David Barbour at Dundee Waterfront Students from Dundee & Angus College have spent the week with infrastructure firm Robertson after winning a prestigious student challenge.