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Could materials shortages derail the recovery?

Posted on: 06/05/21 | Ross Sturley CIMCIG

RICS has released details of a survey which shows the recovery in the construction sector strengthened in the first three months of the year lead by strong house building activity, but is vulnerable to potential materials shortages.


What is marketing?

Posted on: 05/05/21 | Ian Exall A I M Limited, CIMCIG committee

Last month the CIMCIG blog featured a republication of a very thought-provoking article from Mike Rigby, CEO of MRA Marketing. Mike originally wrote in the March edition of Builders Merchants News, and argued that “marketing” has lost touch with three of the four P’s of the marketing mix....


Whatever happened to marketing?

Posted on: 28/04/21 | Mike Rigby MRA Marketing

Has marketing lost its way, asks Mike Rigby, of MRA Marketing? It seems to have lost interest in three of the four Ps of the marketing mix.


Preliminary results of CCPI Consultation

Posted on: 26/04/21 | ross sturley CIMCIG

The information from the industry-wide consultation on the proposed Code for Construction Product Information is still being processed and analysed, but preliminary data shows excellent engagement from across the construction industry, say the Construction Products Association (CPA).


Harris Creative MBO

Posted on: 23/04/21 | ross sturley cimcig

Directors Neil Craven and Kirsty Scott have undertaken a management buy-out at Leeds-based full-service construction marketing agency Harris Creative.