Data breach

How can businesses protect themselves against cybercrime?

Cybercrime is on the rise, and in 2015, 1 in 6 construction firms were affected by a cyber-attack. However, businesses all face a risk, and SMEs are equally as likely to face cyber threats as larger corporations. The reason for this is that it’s not...

Cyber-Security

Cyber security is a growing threat to all businesses

Cyber crime is growing across the globe, making cyber security a current and pressing issue. Cyber criminals are constantly evolving their methods as cyber security improves, so it’s imperative that businesses across all sectors are protecting themselves continuously. No business is immune to the threat...

Northern Powerhouse

Whitepaper: The Northern Powerhouse

The economic imbalance between the north and south of England is well established. The decline of industry in the north in the 1970s and 1980s hit hard and there has been no industrial resurgence or replacement. For this, and other reasons, economies in the north...

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What will Brexit mean for the Northern Powerhouse?

The Northern Powerhouse is in place to balance the UK economy again and remove the strong north-south divide that currently exists. With the nation in a period of uncertainty as the negotiations of Brexit have begun, the next few years remain unsure in terms of...

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Will the Northern Powerhouse benefit all in the north?

The Northern Powerhouse is a government policy that aims to promote development in northern UK cities. However according to a BBC-commissioned survey, less than one third of those living in the North of England have heard of or know anything about it. So will the...

RG Finalists in ‘The Big Biodiversity Challenge’

[gallery columns="4" link="none" size="full" ids="13374,13375,13376,13377"] RG Group have been nominated 'Community Engagement Award' finalists for Project Redhill. The competition, organised by CIRIA, promotes knowledge sharing and best practice across the construction industry. Project overview The building project comprises the phased replacement of an existing Sainsbury’s Supermarket at Redhill...

International House, Birmingham

6 months in and International House in Birmingham is beginning to take shape. The Unite Students scheme, due for completion in August 2018, is a 14-storey student block able to accommodate 586 bedrooms. The accommodation sits on land previously occupied by self-storage facility Safestore between...

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What is the Northern Powerhouse?

The Northern Powerhouse is an incentive by the UK Government which was proposed by the 2010-15 coalition government continued to be implemented by the 2015-2017 Conservative government.  The focus is to invest in the major cities within the north of the UK, to continue development...

Women in Construction Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Women and the Construction Industry

The UK construction industry is not a particularly female friendly environment. According to statistics, 99% of on-site construction workers are male. Although this might seem like a natural fit for a very physical job that could involve a lot of endurance, the reality is that...