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Why we have pledged our support to the NFRC’s RoofCERT

Posted on August 13, 2018 by Helen Rudd in News.

We have pledged our support for a four-year accreditation programme focused on ensuring best practice across the sector. We are now a member of RoofCERT, funded by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC). The programme aims to establish an industry recognised ​accreditation standard for a roofing installer, supported and ​recognised by consumers and […]

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The Apex Angle – Working in the heat

Posted on July 26, 2018 by Helen Rudd in News.

For people cooped up in offices during the summer, the idea of working outside when the mercury is rising sounds ideal. But actually, many roofers find that the heat can bring with it a number of difficult challenges. Jackie looks at how to weather the season and ensure that you – and your roof – won’t […]

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Apex Roofing shortlisted in London Construction Awards 2018!

Posted on July 16, 2018 by Helen Rudd in News.

We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Women in Construction category in the 2018 London Construction Awards. The awards, judged by a panel of 12 of the UK’s most credible construction heads, recognise achievements, developments and innovation within London’s booming construction industry. The Women in Construction category recognises companies that have […]

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Apprentices: “it’s impossible to measure the commercial value” – Total Contractor article

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Helen Rudd in News.

When the recession hit, construction contracted by 16.5% in the space of three years. The industry cut back on training, stopped offering apprenticeships and desperately tried to cling on through one of the worst economic downturns of recent times. Then things started to improve. Suddenly there was plenty of work – but nobody to do […]

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Apex Roofing shortlisted for prestigious award

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Helen Rudd in News.

We are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Inspire Awards 2018 in two categories – Most Inspiring Contractor and Most Inspiring Role Model – and are competing against some big names in the construction industry. The Inspire Awards aims to celebrate the individuals and teams that inspire a more diverse and inclusive […]

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Apex Roofing receive gold level health & safety award for second year

Posted on March 27, 2018 by Helen Rudd in News.

We are thrilled to have been recognised with a gold standard award for our top level health and safety practices for a second year. Apex Roofing have been awarded a gold level certificate by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC), as part of their 2017 Health and Safety Roofing Awards Scheme. The NFRC scheme […]

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The impact of poor payment practices on contractors – Total Contractor article

Posted on March 27, 2018 by Helen Rudd in News.

Small suppliers have always suffered at the hands of big businesses – but when those giants go under, the fallout can spell utter disaster. As the news spread over the past weeks of Carillion’s £1.3 billion debt, work on many construction sites across the UK came to a standstill and analysts warned that many businesses […]

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Roofing boss seeks to shatter glass ceiling

Posted on March 8, 2018 by Helen Rudd in News.

To mark International Women’s Day, Jackie Biswell, one of the women building our future in the construction industry, explains why females can plug the skills gap and enhance the sector. Hidden away in the small print of a government report on employment in 2016, you’ll find a note that tells you everything you need to […]

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Suffolk roofing contractors make sensory cabin dream a reality

Posted on November 10, 2017 by Helen Rudd in News.

Three Suffolk-based companies have donated their time and expertise to assist with the construction & fitout of a sensory cabin for children with physical disabilities and learning difficulties. Apex Roofing, Apex Scaffolding and Bauder Ltd in conjunction with other local companies have provided labour, scaffolding and materials free of charge after Thomas Wolsey School issued […]

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Green roofs – what are they?

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Helen Rudd in News.

Apex are always interested in new and upcoming trends in roofing. Here Jackie Biswell takes a closer look at green roofing – a really hot topic in construction right now. There is nothing quite like a green oasis in the heart of an urban jungle. So it stands to reason that architects and town planners […]

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