• 5 minutes with... Tracy McLeod

    Tracy McLeod BSc (Hons) C.Build E MCABE Project Manager for Jhai Building Control.
  • Step up

    Jonathan Gallie, Group HR Director for Stroma, discusses a training programme built on the applied framework of CABE’s competencies.
  • Insurance Standards

    UK warranty and insurance provider for new homes NHBC has launched the 2021 edition of its technical Standards. Effective for every new home covered by an NHBC warranty where foundations are begun on or after 1 January 2021.
  • Free expert-led webinars to support your journey to CEnv

    Thinking about becoming a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv)? Then make sure you catch the Society for the Environment’s (SocEnv) recent webinar recordings. They provide the latest information, advice and insight into the positive impacts of registration, the skills required and the application process.
  • Firm foundations

    Mark Wakeford, joint MD of construction firm Stepnell, believes apprentices are key to the call to “Build, build, build”.
  • Construction Services Apprentice of the Year

    A London South Bank University (LSBU) student won a prestigious Construction Services Apprentice of the Year award at the BAME Apprenticeships Awards 2020, while a second, female engineering LSBU apprentice was highly commended.
  • Board Diversity. Did we meet the 33% target?

    The boardrooms of the country’s top businesses have long been male-dominated spaces, with the government recommending in 2015 that the boards of all FTSE 350 companies should be 33% by 2020.
  • 5 minutes with ... James P Waltz

    James P Waltz FCABE is Principal Engineer at Engineering Resource Associates, California.
  • The tax man commeth

    Rob McCann, Director at The VAT People, suggests there’s more to VAT than meets the eye.
  • The perfect storm

    When did current procurement practices fall out of favour, asks James Cash, and will clients and industry seize the opportunity to enact their transformation?
  • Building Engineer needs you!

    We’re calling on members to show the realities of their day-to-day roles by sending us pictures of their work.
  • Planning ahead

    What drew Olamide Adenugba, Planning Director at T A Property, to an industry with an image problem for women and BAME people?
  • BCIA Awards

    The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) 2021 BCIA Awards will take place in May 2021. They recognise innovation, product development, project delivery and great training in the building controls sector. The closing date for entries is 22 January 2021, enter at bcia.co.uk/bcia-awards/
  • Welcome

    2020 will surely be remembered as an extraordinary year for all of us with challenges and opportunities that we could not have imagined. Of course, the scourge of Coronavirus is still with us. We are all doing our best to keep business as usual. What has been shown over the past 12 months is how, on a human level, local communities and businesses have come together to support each other.
  • Engineering for people

    Engineers Without Borders UK has launched its 2020/21 Engineering for People Design Challenge in partnership with Engineers Without Borders South Africa and Engineers Without Borders USA.
  • Training for industry

    The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has announced a new partnership with Accredex, e-learning and accreditation, to provide training courses for industry professionals.
  • MC Roadmap To Recovery

    Inspired by the Construction Leadership Council’s Roadmap to Recovery.
  • University partnership

    Scotland’s Kingdom Housing Association is celebrating the first year of an innovative industry partnership with the University of Stirling formed to improve the employability of Housing Studies students.
  • Welcome

    As I write this in September the future is once again looking uncertain with a resurgence in Covid-19 infections – and by the time you read this in November, America may (or may not) have a new President, with all of the implications for the global economy that brings. The pace of change around us all is accelerating and it can be disorientating.
  • Built Environment Awards 2020

    Read our winners’ stories for examples of best practice in the following categories: New Build; Maintenance or Refurbishment; and Building Health, Safety & Wellbeing.