SME construction workers get 1.5% pay rise
A 1.5% pay rise for construction workers has been agreed for 2021/22 following pay negotiations between the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and Unite the union.
Whitest-ever paint holds promise of cooler buildings
Engineers at a US university have developed a paint so white that they believe it could make a big impact in cooling buildings.
Grafton hangs ‘for sale’ sign round Buildbase
Grafton Group, the building materials distributor and DIY retailer, is mulling the sale of several of its businesses, including Buildbase.
Builders' merchant gets battery-powered lorry
Drywall and partitioning supplier CCF has taken delivery of the UK’s first 27-tonne curtainside battery electric vehicle (BEV).
Self-employed earnings return to pre-Covid levels
Self-employed tradespeople have just enjoyed their best month for earnings since the start of the pandemic, according to Hudson Contract.
The Bald Builders
33. Jockeys, turmeric, lottery wins and vomit.
Brad gets a rude awakening from his youngest and Sam is lost for words in this weeks mouthful challenge. Is there a job that Matt hasn't done or a day that goes past that he doesn't mention that he has been to Australia? The answer is probably no...
The Clive Holland Show
33. The Pubs are back! Shane Ritche, Ian Stone and darts legend Bobby George join Clive.
This week was yet another packed week on The Clive Holland Show– and you can catch the full show Monday to Thursday 2-4 on Fix Radio. Clive has been busy this week as the pubs re opened on Monday – and Clive re opened the Finger Inn, with the...
The Plastering Show
28. What Is It REALLY Like To Plaster On DIY SOS?
Chris Frediani is joined by a Plasterer that's been fixing up the homes of domestic abuse survivors for free. Find out what it's really like to plaster on DIY SOS & A former British & Commonwealth Judo Champion, Personal Trainer and Functional...