The UK Construction Skills Shortage

Despite the construction industry being one of the largest sectors in the UK, it is currently struggling to find new talent and skills. According to the latest Construction Skills Network (CSN) report, around 225,000 new construction workers are needed by 2027 to fill the demand.  In this article, we will explore the reasons for the […]

The Benefits of the Circular Economy in Reducing Embodied Carbon in Deconstruction

benefits of the circular economy

The deconstruction industry plays a pivotal role in advancing the principles of the circular economy within sustainable construction practices. Deconstruction presents a transformative approach. This goes beyond simple construction methods, by prioritising resource efficiency, waste reduction, and the cyclical reuse of materials within a closed-loop system. Within this approach, deconstruction emerges as a cornerstone in […]

Looking back at a proud moment for MAC

Mark Coleman reflects on a celebratory event held in true Colemans style. Last week we held a celebratory event for all colleagues to get together and mark 30 years since I joined this incredible business. And it’s no exaggeration to say it was one of the best days in my working life. There was such […]

Mental health and silent discrimination in the construction world

Unfortunately, many of us have faced, or will face, mental health issues at some point during our lives. According to MYNDUP, 1 in 8 people in the world live with a mental health condition. Each week in England, 3 in 50 people are diagnosed with generalised anxiety disorder, and 1 in 6 UK adults have […]

Reasons behind the rebrand

You will have seen in our recent blog how we launched the new Colemans brand to friends, clients, suppliers and partners at our 60th anniversary fundraising event. It’s a bold but fresh new look and we’re delighted with the initial reaction. One of the most pleasing things has been the way in which people have […]