New building consent exemptions from August 2020 — what do they really mean?

Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says overall, the changes allowing more building projects to be completed without a building...

Quality candidates flooding the market

Building Recruitment managing director Kevin Everett shares 10 interviewing tips for employers to ensure they can efficiently manage the current huge influx...

Post-Covid’s been a busy time — the big question is, what comes next?

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly It has been a busy time for many of...

New Zealand’s affordable housing crisis — why is it near impossible to produce low-cost...

Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says there is a massive disconnect between supply and demand for affordable housing. So...

Personal Warrant of Fitness — get yourself a check-up!

Last week was Men’s Health Week (June 15-21). Registered Master Builders Association president Darrell Trigg says you look after your vehicles and...

Rightsizing your business — the right way

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen says Covid-19 has forced business owners to take some heart-wrenching decisions. Here’s how to go about rightsizing...

Looking ahead to a post Covid-19 industry

Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis will be similar to the other global...

Kelly: H&S must be the priority in the transition back to Alert Level 3

As more than 400,000 people return to work next week, health and safety must be the top priority for all construction businesses...

From desire to necessity: Why do we always want more?

Building Today columnist and Architect Don Bunting wonders if we feel better and more successful if we own the best and largest...

RMBA CEO: Biggest concerns are cashflow and weathertightness

Registered Master Builders Association residential members say their two biggest issues are cashflow and weathertightness of sites, while commercial members are concerned...