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Welcome to our New Look and Size for Modern Builder/Plumber/M&E magazine.

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Meet the team that brings you Modern Builder Magazine
Marytn Boyd

Marytn Boyd

Partner, UB Media, Publisher of Modern Builder Magazine

With an Art & Design background from the University of Ulster, plus over 25 years of Retail, Trade and Advertising Sales experience to the Retail & Construction Trade, Martyn has proven track record within this industry, of which, over 16 years, is with publishing trade publications.

Jasen Upritchard

Jasen Upritchard

Partner, UB Media Business Development

With over 35 years experience in the construction industry as a Refrigeration, Air conditioning , Heating and Cooling design, Sales and installation Engineer, I share my wealth of Industry knowledge through Modern Builder,Plumber M&E magazine with our readers,advertisers and critics. Building Better Together

Craig Kennedy

Craig Kennedy

IT & Software Development

Craig has over 20 years in the IT and Telecoms industry spanning everything from web design and programming to the planning and implementation of large scale CRM / MRP / ERP Solutions

Gold Winner, Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice to the Built Environment and Sustainable Development 2013
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REHAU is heading to Manchester in July to showcase two new products at its third Specifi event. It is the first time REHAU has exhibited at the UK’s only built environment roadshow, and is attending five events nationwide in total. The Specifi events are attended by world class industry speakers, specifiers, installers and technical experts More Info »

£22m fund launched to boost construction skills

20 on-site hubs to train more people to help deliver 300,000 new homes a year by the mid-2020s A multi-million pound fund to help tackle the construction skills shortage has been launched by the Skills Minister Anne Milton today (18 June). With 158,000 new construction jobs expected to be created in the UK over the next five More Info »

Construction sector hit with ‘epidemic’ as over 40 firms fold,Industry warns politicians of threat to construction jobs and public projects

Ireland’s construction industry is facing a solvency crisis, with warnings of a raft of liquidations and examinerships now hitting a sector that’s still fragile – despite the building boom. At least 42 Irish construction companies have gone into liquidation since the start of this year, while more have entered examinership. The figure is contained in More Info »

Homes Building Fund accelerates delivery of 1,300 homes for Cambridge

Ten year funding deal worth £22.4 million secured from Homes England. Fund will accelerate the delivery of 1,300 new homes at Wing in Cambridge. Funding will allow accelerated start on build, saving up to 18 months. Hill Marshall LLP, a joint venture between two of Cambridge’s leading family-owned businesses, Marshall Group Properties, part of the Marshall More Info »

Technical help for installers – just part of the service!

Even the most experienced installers and service engineers need a bit of technical help sometimes. So it’s important they know there’s a team of experts at the end of the line when they do, and training available that will help with servicing in the future. Damian Delaney, Technical Support Manager at Baxi Potterton Myson, tells More Info »

Five Steps to Nurturing a Happier Workforce

As Mental Health Awareness week takes hold across the UK this week, Willmott Dixon offers some simple tips that businesses of all sizes can use to help make life at work more pleasant for their employees. It’s long overdue, but our awareness of Mental Health is at last on the rise, with more and more More Info »

RGB will be turning people blue for charity

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to be supporting Children’s Hospice South West’s charity Rainbow Run by sponsoring its blue paint station. Taking place on Saturday 9th June at Exeter’s Westpoint, 2,000 runners are expected to take part in the fundraising event and run, walk or jog their way around the 5k course, meeting various coloured paint stations More Info »


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