• Apex Roofing

    A leading provider of roofing solutions for the commercial, education and public sectors.


Housing and skills issues yet to be solved

December 2nd, 2020

‘An increasing population and the nation’s less than helpful appetite for secondary residences has seen the demand for new builds soar, increasing the need for skilled tradespeople such as bricklayers and carpenters.’

The challenges around mental health for men in construction

October 13th, 2020

‘In August, a news story in Total Contractor about the NFRC backing the Samaritans’ Real People, Real Stories campaign caught my eye. The campaign aims to encourage men battling mental health issues to…

Skills, qualifications and the recovery – featured in Total Contractor

September 21st, 2020


On the 14th July, central government announced a new package of measures for higher technical education which will build on its previous efforts to transform technical and vocational education in Britain.

Designed to help plug the skills gap, these measures…

A fine balancing act: Changing working practices and getting up and running again – featured in Total Contractor

May 21st, 2020

The problems actually began for construction back in February with bad weather – the wettest month since Met Office records began in 1862.

Large parts of the country were under water following heavy rainfall, which helped send the…

How to take cover effectively – featured in Total Contractor

April 21st, 2020

The old adage “prepare for the worst and hope for the best” accurately sums up why contractors have insurance, but the level of cover we require can be a bit baffling.

Ensuring you are insured is all very well…

Time’s up for the late, late show! – featured in Total Contractor

February 19th, 2020

Last month the shocking impact that poor payment practices have on small business owners was revealed in a survey which found 92% of respondents facing problems as a result.

You have done the work, provided the service, supplied the goods, but you’re still waiting for the…

Construction: a license to build – featured in Total Contractor

January 6th, 2020

Cowboy builders; rogue traders; rip-off roofers. They all give our profession a bad name.

So much so, in fact, that last year a study by the Federation of Master Builders revealed that these charlatans are causing a third of homeowners to put off making home improvements.

This came swiftly in the…

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

August 13th, 2018

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…

The Apex Angle – Working in the heat

July 26th, 2018

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…

Apex Roofing shortlisted in London Construction Awards 2018!

July 16th, 2018

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…