5 Things Influencing the Future of the UK Housing and the Construction Industry

future of the UK Housing and the Construction Industry

It’s been a turbulent period for the construction industry over the past year. With the ongoing pandemic and the continuing uncertainty surrounding post-Brexit trade deals, it has been somewhat difficult for companies to plan their projects. In this article , we’re going to talk about the future of UK housing and the construction industry, and […]

5 Challenges The Construction Industry Is Facing In 2021

5 Challenges The Construction Industry Is Facing In 2021

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Being in the construction industry is an endless battle between pleasing the client and facing the external challenges. The last year has been strange for everyone, yet the sector has still ploughed on. As we now approach the end of the last round of lockdown restrictions (hopefully), let’s have a look at […]

How Cloud-Based ERP Technology Is Changing The Construction Industry

How Cloud-Based ERP Technology Is Changing The Construction Industry

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn With the ever-evolving world of technology, cloud-based ERP such as EasyBuild, has seen a massive uptake by organisations. 78% of organisations consider the cloud to be a critical part of their business strategy. So why is this the case? What benefits does a cloud ERP technology offer and how is it changing […]

5 Construction Project Communication Failures And How To Avoid Them

5 Construction Project Communication Failures And How To Avoid Them

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn No matter how smoothly everything seems to run throughout a construction project, there will always be slight issues or things that go wrong. In fact, BRE estimates that up to £20 billion is spent on repair and rebuilds every year as a result of defects. Much of this is attributed to construction […]

Construction Manager vs Project Manager: How The Roles Vary

Construction Manager vs Project Manager

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn A construction project is a long and complex process. There are many key roles that contribute towards its completion; architects, surveyors, workers, foreman, electricians and so many others. However, it’s the construction manager and the project manager who have two of the most significant roles to play in a successful project. Whether […]

Diversity in the Supply Chain at the House of Commons

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn BPIC Network, alongside the House of Commons, Wates Group and Parliament’s Northern Estate Programme, presented a webinar covering diversity in the supply chain. This was in a bid to raise awareness of supplier opportunities at Parliament with a focus on the Northern Estate Programme and support Parliament’s aspirations to increase supplier diversity. […]

How to Manage Supply Chain Risks Within Construction

How to Manage Supply Chain Risks Within Construction

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Construction supply chains are notoriously complex. Every project is unique with its own supply chain – a potential nightmare for those who manage them. Anything from logistics to the quality of materials and the safety of workers could go wrong. With the introduction of risk comes the potential to lose money, which […]

15 Ways to be More Sustainable in the Construction Industry

12 Ways to Improve Sustainability in the Construction Industry

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn It’s no secret that the construction industry has a problem with sustainability. 32% of all landfill waste in the UK comes from the construction and demolition of buildings, and it doesn’t stop there. Construction is directly responsible for 36% of worldwide energy usage and a staggering 40% of CO2 emissions. But the […]

Biggest Problems Affecting Contractors in 2020

EasyBuild Discusses Problems Facing Contractors

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Construction is an ever-growing industry with challenges to overcome. During every project, there are a number of problems affecting contractors, but a new one has been presented in the form of a worldwide pandemic. Countries around the world have instated lockdowns and social distancing, slowing down supply chains and hampering on-site working. […]