That Was Interesting, Wasn’t It?

Settling down for the last evening of the year is always a time for reflection.  2017 has been nothing if not interesting. Having started with a gallop as January and February seemed to fly by, it seemed the period after Easter reduced pace and just meandered along.  The break for Easter was followed by a […] Read More...

Cyber Security – Don’t Click That Link!

I really wonder what is the attraction to, or satisfaction with, sending round computer viruses.  It doesn’t strike me as a career choice with a consistent income stream for the participants.  I’m not sure spending your life employing what must be a considerable amount of intellect to developing something that only exists to cause a […] Read More...

If You’ve Made Your Life Here, We Want You To Stay

Our last post confirmed and welcomed the agreement reached in the Brexit negotiations about the rights of EU nationals who had moved from other nations to work in the UK. The Prime Minister has written an open letter to all people outlining what has been agreed and we reproduce it below for the benefit of […] Read More...

Brexit – The End Of The Beginning

This morning, the Prime Minister flew to Brussels to meet President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker.  At a later press conference, it was announced that agreement had been reached on the three areas covered by the first phase of Brexit negotiations. There will be plenty of comment about the ins and outs of the […] Read More...

Time For The Professions To Focus On Mass Markets

The Royal Institute of British Architects is a fine institution, with many decades of history demonstrating we have the finest Architects in the world. Yet today, the newspapers have a dim view of it. Why so? The Institute has chosen their “House Of The Year” for 2017. This is always going to receive a similar […] Read More...

Construction Industry Must Stop Sexualising Women

This post is reproduced with the permission of the author Angela Dapper, an award-winning Architect and Partner with Denton Corker Marshall.  It was originally published in Architect’s Journal, November 2017. It was written following the Construction Sector’s biggest trade show of the year – UK Construction Week – where an exhibitor’s stand featured a group […] Read More...

Solutions to Homelessness and the Housing Crisis

It’s not often we have guest Blog posts, but this, about Solutions to Homelessness and the Housing Crisis, from Kevin Hollinrake, is a worthy exception for two reasons. Firstly, Kevin is the Member of Parliament for Thirsk & Malton our local constituency and has been a real friend to our business since he was elected.  It’s […] Read More...