Day: September 15, 2015


Local volunteers and Travis Perkins plc transform Northampton Community Centre in just 48 hours

In just two days, 14 volunteers from the Travis Perkins plc Pace management team and local tradespeople provided a complete overhaul of Standen’s Barn Community …

Facilities Management

Facilities Show launches Protecting London

Facilities Show, the UK’s largest event for the facilities management industry, has commissioned a series of videos, articles and infographics to provide some unique insight …


Social ambitions: The risks facing housing associations moving into the PRS

From Les Pickford Freelance writer and former Editor of the RICS Construction Journal (RICS) I recently spoke with Kate Faulkner, independent Property Market Commentator, about …

Civil Engineering

Two new sets of rules for lettings – smoke/CO detectors and changes to s21 Notice procedures

There are two important changes to regulations in the lettings sector that members and the wider surveying community need to be aware of; the installation …

Civil Engineering

Number of UK train journeys has doubled since 1997, report finds

The number of train journeys made each year has more than doubled since the late 1990s, according to a new report. About 1.65bn passenger rail …

Mecca crane collapse shows dangers of city's construction boom
Facilities Management

Mecca crane collapse shows dangers of city’s construction boom

Reports of incidents of worker deaths and dangerous lack of safety precautions on building work in the city. The Saudi crane collapse that killed more …