Category: Public Sector & Government

Better housing and public sector procurement key to delivering levelling up agenda, says new report
Public Sector & Government

Better housing and public sector procurement key to delivering levelling up agenda, says new report

Housing and public sector procurement specialists identify low carbon new homes, major retrofit programmes and an increased use of regional and local supply chains as …

Johnson Controls Joins NHS Smart Building Framework
Public Sector & Government

Johnson Controls Joins NHS Smart Building Framework

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, has been selected by the NHS for its six-year National Framework Agreement for the …

PICK EVERARD AND WOOD FORM CONSORTIUM TO SECURE MAJOR CCS FRAMEWORK APPOINTMENT
Consulting

PICK EVERARD AND WOOD FORM CONSORTIUM TO SECURE MAJOR CCS FRAMEWORK APPOINTMENT

TWO leading construction consultancies have formed a brand-new consortium to add to their procurement portfolios with the appointment to one of Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) major …

Two thirds of local authorities have no plans to install EV chargers
Mechanical & Electrical

Two thirds of local authorities have no plans to install EV chargers

FoI request reveals only 33 per cent of UK local authorities have EV charging plans in place A freedom of information request (FoI) by leading …

Contractors appointed to £500 million public buildings   and infrastructure framework in Scotland
Frameworks

Contractors appointed to £500 million public buildings and infrastructure framework in Scotland

Fifteen contractors have won places on a new £500 million framework to deliver new build, infrastructure and refurbishment works for the public sector in Scotland. …

Graven Hill Welcomes UK Housing Minister
Public Sector & Government

Graven Hill Welcomes UK Housing Minister

Minister of State for Housing and Planning, Christopher Pincher MP, has visited Graven Hill, the UK’s largest custom and self-build development site, in Bicester, Oxfordshire. …

Construction Industry Calls on Government for More Support
Public Sector & Government

Construction Industry Calls on Government for More Support

A panel of industry experts gathered to discuss how the construction industry can and will meet zero emissions targets. The clear message was that the …

Government responds to consultation on amendments to the Architect’s Act
Building Regulations

Government responds to consultation on amendments to the Architect’s Act

New proposals to recognise architects’ international qualifications Wider transformation of architects’ register to maintain standards Part of ongoing reforms to improve competence of professionals across …

Work begins on West Midlands Ambulance Service hub
Public Sector & Government

Work begins on West Midlands Ambulance Service hub

Work has begun on a multi-million pound ambulance service hub for West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) in Sandwell. Leading property developer Stoford is delivering the …

Parliament’s Suburban Taskforce Releases Update Report
Public Sector & Government

Parliament’s Suburban Taskforce Releases Update Report

The parliamentary Suburban Taskforce has today unveiled an Update Report summarising its workstreams and emerging considerations since it formed in March 2020. This includes key …