Andrew Reardon, Senior Self-build Account Handler at self-build insurance policy expert ProAktive Selfbuild, dicusses the implications of signing JCT clause 5.4B.

Working at height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries, especially in the construction and manufacturing industries. Common cases include falls from ladders and through fragile roofs.

Andrew Reardon, Senior Selfbuild Account Handler at self-build insurance policy expert ProAktive Selfbuild, explains the risks of opting for non-traditional construction methods when it comes to insuring your property in the future.

Andrew Reardon, Senior Selfbuild Account Handler at self-build insurance policy expert, ProAktive Selfbuild, outlines the Health & Safety responsibilities of the self-builder.

Following recent floods that caused damage to many UK properties, Andrew Reardon, Senior Selfbuild Account Handler at self-build insurance policy expert ProAktive Selfbuild, stresses the importance of protecting your self-build site and structure.

Andrew Reardon, Senior Selfbuild Account Handler at self-build insurance policy expert ProAktive Selfbuild, highlights the risks of site thefts and offers some handy advice on how to reduce them.

To avoid unwanted delays to your self-build project, your application process must be ‘by the book’. Steven Pearson, Planning Consultant and Legal Author at legislation analyst Cedrec, outlines some essential guidance for the application procedure.

A recent survey by design inspiration platform Houzz has unveiled UK self-build and renovation habits, including what percentage of home-improvers work alongside professionals and for which aspects of their project.

29 Sep 2015
Chartered Safety & Health Practitioner, Louise Hosking – Director at Hosking Associates – explains why new regulations enforced earlier this year place greater responsibility on homeowners to ensure project health and safety standards are being met.

Before you even consider planning the structure of your new self-build home, the first hurdle is finding somewhere to build it.

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