Is the high street the answer to the housing crisis?

Not a week goes by without another high street big name either falling into administration, going bust or declaring a loss and slow business. Just recently, gourmet burger kitchen (GBK) announced it would be closing 17 stores to stay afloat. It seems £10 burgers are too much for some people to swallow. But when you look at the burger landscape, it’s not a surprise. BK, McD’s, Byron, 5Guys, Pattie & Bun, Honest Burgers….. I could go on, but it’s fair to say the market is saturated.


Is construction ever going to embrace software and technology?

My time spent as a developer saw me work on projects in both the public and private sectors. The main focus was to add value by improving a number of the client’s internal processes. It was easy to see the benefits if XYZ were implemented, which positively impacted the end user and it really only came down to how much it cost and how long it took to develop (it always took longer by the way, always).


A difficult conversation

Having suffered from depression, an ongoing mental health battle that I’m sure a lot of people can relate to, I was surprised recently when the Office of National Statistics released information about the Construction industry and the state of mental health within the workplace.


Development For Dummies

When I recently told my old form tutor at my secondary school that I am a Development Project Manager for a UK based Construction Software Company, he looked shocked.


Building Software – The Arising Need for Automation in the Construction Industry

In this ever evolving technology era where everything is automated, the construction industry is also getting a huge makeover. Automation is the future and today businesses are implementing various software that helps improve business’ bottom line. Having efficient building software can save you time and money, helps you keep your projects on schedule and, most importantly, improves the productivity, letting you learn about the loop holes and so on.

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Top 10 Weird And Crazy Facts Within The Construction Industry

If you’re like me, then you love reading facts and conspiracy theories. I’m a sucker when it comes to ‘top 10 craziest facts’ videos on YouTube. Once I watch one of them, I suddenly realize 2 hours later that I’ve fallen down a rabbit hole on YouTube and then I’m suddenly watching a video about the top 10 craziest last meal requests