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Labour plans to ban leaseholds on new-build homes

Labour plans to ban leaseholds on new-build homes Although Brexit may still be dominating the headlines this summer, the Advantage team, who are experts in structural defects warranty, has noticed that both of the major parties have still been finding the time to tell...

Training boost for rural construction workers

Training boost for rural construction workers This week, the Advantage Construction Insurance team’s been reading about a new project which has been launched to help address a looming shortfall in the number of construction workers across rural Scotland. As reported...

Council housebuilding ‘at its highest since 1990’

Council housebuilding ‘at its highest since 1990’ Since we last blogged about the rise in council housebuilding, Advantage, experts in structural defects warrenties, has noted that new figures by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) now show council housebuilding...

Building new homes is more important than existing stock

Building new homes is more important than existing stock The annual Savills Housing Sector Survey, produced in association with Social Housing, revealed that 54% of senior housing professionals see development as a greater priority than maintenance. However, more than...

Construction salaries are up by 9%

Construction salaries are up by 9% Back in April, we wrote an Advantage Home Construction Insurance blog about how the average rate of pay for freelancers in the construction industry is on the rise, and building upon that general trend, this week it was revealed that...

Theresa May calling for new housing design standards

Theresa May calling for new housing design standards Here at Advantage Home Construction Insurance, we’ve looked at the government’s ambitious house building target of constructing 300,000 new properties a year, and at how likely they are to meet those figures, in our...