Category: Property & Construction

office space

Office Space: Should You Move to Grow?

Business thrives on inventive solutions and agile responses in testing times.  Do companies sometimes fail to apply the lessons they have...

asbestos sheeting

Are Your Workers in Danger From Asbestos?

On the surface, the conditions many people work in, in the UK, are clean, healthy and regulated.  A million miles away from the horrors of...

extension

What is the Lasting Value in a Building Extension?

Buildings are about prestige.  Not in some vulgar, boastful manner, but as part of a real sense of justified pride. The business of...

Equality Act

How Will Equality Act Planning Affect New Schools?

The majority of Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) pupils are educated at mainstream schools. It follows, therefore, that...

schools

Schools: Will Your Rates Reflect the High Cost of Heritage?

For schools, having listed buildings can add to a sense of prestige and historical heft. However, listed buildings come with their own set...

construction perfectionism

How Can Construction Perfectionism Offer Business Benefits?

Perfectionism has negative connotations.  It can be the harbinger of stress and unnecessary pressure in the workplace.  It can lead to...

artisan values with attention to detail

Can Construction Thrive on an Artisan Model?

The visionary founder of the Arts and Craft Movement, William Morris, held firm views on the value of artisanship as an alternative to mass...

Schools: Construction Blueprints

Schools: Beware the Hidden Costs of Construction

Businesses understandably want to keep their costs down when it comes to construction projects, whether these are new builds or...

One Smart Lady Driving Diversity in Construction

Business Aspects Magazine spoke about Diversity in the construction sector with Barbara Goffioul, Support Manager, Western Europe for PM...

“Pub Code” Shines Light on Rates Dilemma

The end of 2014 saw one of the biggest shake ups of the publican industry for a generation, with new freedoms for landlords to choose...