CRASH News

MIPIM Reception Raises £4,300 for CRASH

The who’s who of the UK’s property industry raised over £4,000 for CRASH Charity at the 8th annual MIPIM Yes Oui Cannes reception. Held on Wednesday 1st March at The Drift, the pre-MIPIM event was hosted and organised by Derry Long of Mollenhauer Group. More than 400 key players in the UK property industry met… Read more »

Rough Sleeping Figures Continue to Rise

The number of people sleeping rough on England’s streets has risen by a further 16% according to a report released by Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG). The report provides national summary information on rough sleeping counts and estimates carried out by local authorities between 1 October and 30 November 2016. London’s figures increased… Read more »

CRASH Charity Team at Ecobuild 2017

Ecobuild may now be owned and operated by Futurebuild Events Ltd however its loyalty to and support of the industry’s charity CRASH remains as strong as ever. Managing director Martin Hurn says: “Having spent 12 years in the building and construction industry, the past five running Ecobuild with UBM, I founded Futurebuild specifically to make… Read more »

The Real Extent of Construction Labour Crisis

From ‘bridging’ and ‘plugging’it, to ‘minding’ and ‘closing’it, the nation’s skills gap is something that the industry loves to discuss, yet shies away from implementing practical solutions. CRASH Patron company Arcadis has published a report entitled: Arcadis Talent Scale – The real extent of Britain’s construction labour crisis The report can be found here (download pdf… Read more »

Help Shape the Future of Mental Health Awareness

CRASH Charity is working with Construction News to help make mental health awareness one of its core themes for 2017 with Mind Matters. As part of this, CN has launched an industry-wide survey and is calling on everyone employed in the construction industry to help shape the future of mental health awareness. We have already had… Read more »

Patrons Give CRASH Office a Much Needed Makeover

When Patron Carillion learned that the CRASH office was run down and in desperate need of some TLC, they offered to help. Carillion, which has been a Patron of CRASH for more than 15 years, called on the support of fellow Patrons Imtech and Dulux Trade as well as other suppliers to get involved with… Read more »

On-Site at SIFA Fireside

When you think about everything a homeless person doesn’t have, a roof over their head obviously comes to the forefront, but that’s just the start of things. Homeless people have problems finding places to shower; just because they don’t have a place to call home, doesn’t mean they don’t want to be clean. Which is… Read more »

First Phase Complete at Spitalfields Crypt Trust

The first phase to link Spitalfields Crypt Trust’s (SCT) New Hanbury Project and Acorn House is now complete and has set the blueprint for the rest of the project which will see the remodelling of two existing entrances and the spaces within the building to create one ‘Recovery Hub’ for the clients they support. Spitalfields Crypt… Read more »

CFA Partner with Building to Deliver Free Webinar

At the start of 2017 we find ourselves in a position where technology and marketing are inseparable. The number of digital platforms has significantly increased over the past ten years and is showing no sign of slowing down. Digital Marketing now offers a wealth of opportunities for businesses, but with the landscape changing so quickly… Read more »

MIPIM Yes Oui Cannes Reception 2017

CRASH is delighted to be involved with this year’s MIPIM Yes Oui Cannes reception (MYOC17).  The pre-MIPIM Networking event, hosted and organised by Derry Long of Mollenhauer Group, will be the 8th annual reception where the key players in the UK property industry can meet, reconnect and generate new business, before heading down to Cannes for MIPIM 2017. “This… Read more »