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Government-funded programme launched to help community led housing go mainstream

The Government has announced today that it has committed an additional £6m to the community led housing sector, supplementing the £163m Community Housing Fund which …

Technology

Regulations for BIM ~ Understanding and applying building information modelling

With the UK Government mandating the use of building information modelling (BIM) on government projects since 2016, its perception has transformed from a useful tool …

News

Construction and EU Procurement in No-Deal Brexit

In nearly six months’ time, on 29 March 2019 at 11pm UK-time to be more exact, the Brexit is expected to happen and the UK …

Jobs & Employment

Urgent review of Apprenticeship Levy required to reverse decline in apprenticeships, says FMB

The 28% fall in construction apprenticeship starts between August 2017 and March 2018 compared with the same period the previous academic year suggests the Government …

Business, Law & Money

BUREAU VERITAS WELCOMES GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO CALL FOR IMPROVED DISABLED ACCESS

Bureau Veritas has pledged its full support to the Government’s long-awaited response to the Women and Equalities Committee’s (WEC) inquiry into disability and the built …

Developments

The Housing Crisis – Are “Garden Villages” A Solution?

Britain is currently experiencing an incredibly concerning housing crisis, resulting in too many people being forced into temporary housing or worse: having to sleep on the …

Developments

Government Kick-Starts Starter Homes Plan with Construction Green Light

Ministers have given the green light for construction to begin on thousands of discounted homes for first-time buyers. The government chose 30 local authorities to …

Civil Engineering

Network Rail to be Stripped of Track Control

Network Rail is set to be stripped of its full control of railways in England’s as part of a major government shake-up. Chris Grayling, Transport …

Developments

Government Announces £500bn Infrastructure Pipeline

The government has announced the biggest ever National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline, worth more than £500 billion to the private planned and public investment over …

Developments

Government Pledges £45m to Unlock Private Rented Homes Throughout UK

The government has pledged £45 million to help unlock more than 2,000 private rented homes in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham. Projects in the three cities …