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22/12/17 - AFI December Newsletter

Please see below link to the latest AFI Newsletter for December 2017: Click here   more info

15/09/17 - Jill Lunn death: Norwich man convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence

The jury deliberated for just over an hour before returning the guilty verdict, please see the link below for the full details from Norfolk police:https://www.  more info

09/03/17 - FIA/EFIA founder Bob Jennings

It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform you of the passing of FIA/EFIA founder Bob Jennings.  more info

27/02/17 - Can't have Brexit Cake and Eat it!

Next Wednesday chancellor Philip Hammond will stand up in parliament and deliver his 2017 Budget. The red briefcase will no doubt include promises to support the construction of new transport, energy and housing projects, with the mantra that these schemes will help drive the UK’s economy post-Brexit.  more info

24/01/17 - AFI Member Roadshow

Come and meet us at one of the half day roadshows being organised to launch the AFI to members.  As well as us talking about what AFI is doing and the services available, we want to hear from you about the issues where we could help your business and how you want AFI to support the industry.  more info

15/12/16 - AFI Update

This website is currently being updated with the AFI information due to the unification of EFIA and FCA associations, all contact details are correct for the AFI detailed and we will endeavour to respond as promptly as possible.  more info

25/10/16 - UK Construction Industry in "Dire Need of Change"

The UK's construction industry is in "dire need of change", according to a new Government-commissioned review on the sector.  more info

25/10/16 - Travis Perkins Closing 30 branches

Builders merchant Travis Perkins has announced it is closing 30 branches across the UK.The company said the move, which puts 600 jobs at risk, is due to the "uncertain" outlook for UK customer demand in 2017.  more info

27/06/16 - Brexit: ten things affecting the construction industry

Constructiomn news Online informs us that the UK’s vote to leave the EU has wide-ranging ramifications for the construction industry: here are 10 things to keep an eye on.  more info


Build UK - the new organisation formed from the merger of the UK Contractor's Group and the National Specialist Contractor's Council - members met for the first time on 21 October and unanimously agreed a number of policy proposals to move forward on key industry issues including pre-qualification and payment.  more info

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