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  • Getting to grips with CDM regulations

    The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2015) govern the way construction projects of all sizes and types are planned, covering the management of health, safety and welfare.Getting
  • Winning builder in the bathtub

    Welsh design-and-build maestro Dorian Bowen of architecture and construction firm Project One certainly understands the benefits of winning awards and of making the most of those wins
  • Five alive! Edd aims for a handful

    Edd Stubbings is such a fan of awards that he’s entering five of his East Anglian building projects in different categories of the Master Builder Awards 2017.Kingsley Building & Groundworks Ltd, a
  • Brush up your skills from the comfort of your home

    In our industry, regular training is vital if you want to stay ahead of the game, but it’s not something all business owners make enough time for. With day to day work pressures taking up the bulk of
  • How to eat healthily on a building site

    A recent report by Voucherscodepro.co.uk indicated that 23% of construction workers will eat breakfast, lunch and dinner on site twice a week. This makes it difficult for workers to eat healthily, and
  • FMB win takes apprentice to Brazil

    Student Martin McLaughlin, winner of the Apprentice Category in Northern Ireland 2015, began by flying to London for the National Master Builder Awards.  But he didn’t stop there, and the Master
  • Using the winning logo

    York-based Northmead Developers is so convinced of the benefit of winning a Master Builder Award that they use the winners’ logo on every email that leaves their office.“It gives potential clients
  • Building on pride

    A pat on the back, a sense of team pride and the look of delight on the client’s face when he learnt that his house was an award-winner.  Scottish builder Martin Sneddon knows the benefits of success

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