Significant law changes comes into place in 2024 for Civil Engineers – mandatory integration of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS)

In 2024, significant changes are imminent for civil engineers in England. A new law will enforce the integration of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) into new developments exceeding 100sq/m. This is outlined in Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. This … Continue reading

Race Equality at Work

Celebrated week of the 5th February – 11th February 2024 Race Equality Week is a UK campaign that asks its participants to address barriers to race equality in the workplace. The campaign invites organisations and individuals to take part in anti-racist … Continue reading

Back to work: 5 tips to revitalize after your holiday break

It’s hard to come back to work after the longest break you’ve had all year. The few days between the last working day before Christmas and New Year’s Day often pass in a blur, and it can feel impossible to return to work with enthusiasm and determination right after the holiday fun; your body … Continue reading

M Group Services buys decarbonisation specialist

Infrastructure contractor M Group Services has acquired decarbonisation and energy efficiency specialist AgilityEco. Andrew Findlay, M Group Services Chief Executive, said: “The acquisition of AgilityEco represents an extension of our capabilities to deliver essential services to our existing energy and … Continue reading

Why is January important in recruitment?

January is always a busy month for recruiters. Career changes are one of the most common New Years’ resolutions people make, and with Blue Monday on the horizon and year-end bonuses in their back pockets signals the time when candidates … Continue reading

5 Reasons you should seek the help of a recruiter for your next job

When considering using a recruiter to help you find your next job the first thing to do is to ensure the recruiter you select is industry specific. Once you have selected them, ensure they follow a code of conduct, uphold … Continue reading

Data centres waste heat to warm thousands of homes

The Government is injecting £65m into funding five big district heating schemes, including constructing the UK’s first heat network using waste heat from data centres to heat over 10,000 London homes. Grants from the Green Heat Network Fund will allow … Continue reading

Mental health worries for construction professionals

Photo by Marcel Strauß on Unsplash Almost nine in 10 project professionals in the construction sector say working on their main project has negatively impacted their mental health, new research by the Association for Project Management (APM), the chartered membership organisation for the … Continue reading

Water companies outline £96bn infrastructure plans for next five-year investment period

Photo by Ivan Bandura on Unsplash Water companies have set out plans to almost double their spending on the network during asset management period (AMP) 8, 2025 to 2030. The utilities filed their business plans to regulator Ofwat on Monday 2 October, asking … Continue reading

7 things to leave off your Résumé

The job market can be tricky to navigate and with every passing year it is more and more challenging for candidates and employers alike. Recruiters spend an average of 6-8 seconds looking at a resume before keeping it for the … Continue reading

The Advantages of Contract Work

Contract work is often misunderstood and used to be perceived as less valuable work. The reality is that while full-time roles work for some people, they don’t work for everyone. If you have ever wondered what the benefits of contract … Continue reading

Costain bags £80m water order for upgrades at 16 sites

Evangelos Mpikakis on Unsplash Costain will use its environmental expertise to work on 16 sites for Severn Trent as the water company steps up investment plans. The work, worth £80m, is within the previously announced framework agreement and part of Severn Trent’s … Continue reading