Advice

  1. BOB’s your (agony) uncle – building materials

    6th December 2017

    Hi everyone, your favourite agony uncle BOB here, ready to solve all your building woes and fix your love life (or maybe not…) in our…

  2. BOB’s your (agony) uncle

    22nd November 2017

    Hi everyone, your favourite agony uncle BOB here, ready to solve all your building woes and fix your love life (or maybe not…). “I’m building…

  3. Lasso those cowboy clients

    22nd November 2017

    Yeehaw, partners. You may have heard of cowboy builders (and taken a great deal of care to set yourself apart from them) but we’re sure…

  4. Rules of the road

    26th October 2017

    From 1 March 2017, the penalty for using your phone while driving doubled meaning now drivers will get six points and a £200 fine. We…

  5. Stag and hen dos (and don’ts)

    30th August 2017

    You’ve survived the ‘banter’ in the group Whatsapp, you’ve forked out for the flights and packed your bags. Yes, your mate’s ‘final night of freedom’…

  6. Fill Your Skills Gap

    30th August 2017

    We all know that a lack of young, skilled workers is one of the biggest challenges in the construction industry. With more and more people…

  7. BOB’s guide to… the Bank Holiday

    29th March 2017

    Ahh… four glorious days off. Time to sit back, relax and enjoy a hard-earned brew (alcoholic or otherwise). Or… you could pick your tools back…

  8. London calling: cracking the capital

    29th March 2017

    The bright lights and (let’s face it) financial clout of London makes it a big target in construction. But it can be a difficult environment…

  9. Tool me up: A guide to Jewson Tool Hire

    24th February 2017

    When it comes to getting the right tool for the job, buying doesn’t always make sense. If it’s a one-off project that needs special kit,…