See our Covid-19 updates for - Membership - Industry Guidance

Our Blog

An insight into new developments and news in construction management from the professionals on the front line.


23rd June 2020
As my presidency at the CIOB comes to an end, it is the perfect time to reflect on the work we have achieved. During my presidency I made mental health and wellbeing my focus and the conversations and work we have achieved over the year is just the beginning.
4th June 2020
In February, in what seems like a different world, we launched the Real Face of Construction 2020. The report looked broadly at the social and economic impact of construction and one aim was to illustrate the extent to which the built environment shapes the lives of everyone.
30th April 2020
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is working with Alzheimer’s Society to support the construction sector to become more dementia-friendly.
30th April 2020
850,000 people in the UK are living with dementia, a number that is expected to rise to 1 million by 2021. It is highly likely that many of the people you work with will be affected by dementia in some way:
2nd March 2020
I attended a stakeholder meeting organised by Counter Terrorism Policing and the Home Office as part of their engagement with business, trade unions and professional bodies across the country to raise awareness of the government’s Prevent programme. The government’s Prevent programme is part of its...
10th October 2019
In 2018, a survey by Mind found that nearly half of those surveyed had experienced a mental health problem in their current job. The same research found that only half of those who had experienced poor mental health had spoken to their employer about it.
8th July 2019
There are three steps in the process to becoming a CMYA finalist; first there is a paper sift of your submission, then a site visit where one of our judges will visit you at your project, and then the final step is the face to face interview. This process is one I’ve had the pleasure of being...
1st July 2019
Membership of the CIOB in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region has an estimated 1,300 members, of which only 190 are female. The construction sector in the region has its challenges and, coupled with a transient workforce and unpredictable changes in the market, it is vital that our...
28th June 2019
This year’s event, as ever, was a great opportunity for many of us to catch-up with CIOB delegates and members and for them to network and have those informal catch-ups that we don’t always get time to have. While it’s true that conversation was not just confined to construction industry matters -...
23rd June 2019
This event is a conversation we all own, we want to hear your views and opinions and tap into the expertise you have and, as with every Forum, the programme is packed with discussions around many serious issues affecting the construction industry.