Work is well underway at the iconic Brunel House in Bristol

Brunel House stands at the foot of Brandon Hill, to the north of Bristol Cathedral and its associated College Green. One of Bristol’s most iconic buildings, it’s façade was originally built in 1839 as The Great Western Hotel, designed by Architect Richard Shackleton Pope with...

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The future for UK infrastructure investment

Currently the UK is investing a huge amount of money into improving the nation’s infrastructure, however to lift and maintain GDP for the UK, it is estimated that further investment of £20 billion each year is needed by 2021-22. But why is this necessary, and...

Merry Christmas from RG Group

With another successful year almost at an end, the RG Group Directors, on behalf the the whole company, would like to wish all our clients, consultants and contractors a very merry Christmas and a healthy, happy and prosperous new year....

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UK Infrastructure Investment – is it all good news?

UK Infrastructure Development is on the rise, with an aim to improve transport links, housing and other elements of infrastructure across the nation. However, there are some concerns that it’s not all going to be good news. Perhaps the biggest concern is the discrepancy in...

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What are the benefits of large infrastructure investment?

As the UK embarks on a time of large investment into national infrastructure in the form of the £500 billion National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline (NICP), there are a number of benefits that this will bring. Why make such a large investment into infrastructure? What is...

Infrastructure

What are the current spending plans for UK infrastructure?

Despite the uncertainty of the Brexit process and any effects that this may have on the UK economy, UK infrastructure investment is still set to have reached a record high this year, with continued increase into 2018. £500 billion infrastructure investment In December 2016, the UK government...

Health and Safety

What are the legal requirements for Health and Safety at Work?

Health and safety is a big concern for all construction companies, not only because they care about their employees but also because they are legally required to implement certain standards in order to protect their employees. Construction companies have a responsibility Companies within the construction industry have...

Health and Safety

Why has safety improved, but not occupational health?

Within the construction sector, there has been gradual growth in understanding of health and safety, however it has also been recognised that addressing occupational health is a much more difficult area to address. The occupational health problem Less than half of male construction workers are still able...