Things appear to be on the up for the British economy, and the construction industry is along for the ride. While we are not out of the woods just yet, construction companies can begin to look for new techniques and technologies to reduce the work time required while maximising results.

This blog covers some of the news highlights that you may have missed this month:

Building Regulations June ’23 – are you prepared?

WARNING: Part L requires all developers and builders to take photographic evidence of each and every instance of heat insulation. This comes in effect on 15th June 2023.

National Highways extends £8.7bn Delivery Integration Partner Framework into 2026

National Highways has entered into deeds of variation with the suppliers on its Delivery Integration Partner Framework, which will see it extended until the end of February 2026.

How DBC records & tracks fire door installation with ease

DBC Southern Ltd used to use paper QA checklists, and often struggled with keeping it all in order – papers can get smudged, torn, mislaid, and it was often difficult to match any photos they took with the right checklist and door.

House building cost inflation eases as build out rates fall

Annual house building cost inflation slowed slightly at the end of last year to 12.8%, as the latest quarter-on-quarter rise fell to 1.7%.

Lendlease among 11 firms facing public work ban

Lendlease is one of 11 firms set to be barred from public procurement after it failed to sign the government’s fire-safety contract.