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21st October 2021
Construction Industry Recruitment: Attracting and Retaining New Talent
The construction industry has adapted well throughout the last two years, but it’s still sometimes a problem to find new recruits.
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7th October 2021
Addressing the Building and Construction Climate Challenge Sustainable Project Funding
It’s common knowledge that the building and construction industry is a major carbon emissions contributor.
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1st October 2021
Constructive Voices Podcast- How Women Can Create Sustainable Change
In episode 13 of the Constructive Voices podcast, Henry McDonald interviews two women who are leading lights when it comes to creating sustainable change within the construction industry.
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20th September 2021
Ailing UK Infrastructure Forces a Quarter of Offices and Facilities to Close or Relocate in the UK
New research by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM UK has revealed that ailing UK infrastructure has led to almost a quarter of middle market businesses closing offices and facilities or relocating in the past three years. 
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9th September 2021
Can the Construction Industry Afford to Make Redundancies?
The last 18 months have been a considerable challenge for the construction industry, with restrictions leading to reduced productivity, delays and fewer projects. 
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2nd August 2021
Met Office Amber Warning Raises Concerns Over Buildings Overheating
Following last week’s Met Office amber extreme heat warning, a polymer specialist has warned current sustainable design must mitigate overheating in buildings as heat waves become more prevalent.
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26th July 2021
The Funding That Construction Companies May Be Missing
With ambitious housebuilding targets remaining in place despite the economic disruption and a growing focus on sustainability, construction firms can set themselves up for success by taking advantage of the full range of support available
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23rd June 2021
‘Use It or Lose It’ Proposed Legislation Set to Bottleneck Housebuilding Industry
Housebuilders will be stripped of planning permission if site development does not commence within 18 months after planning is ‘green-lit’, 
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11th June 2021
Construction Activity Falls for the First Time in 2021
Construction activity falls for the first time in 2021 with inflation worries impacting new work
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7th June 2021
Mi-space Secures Place on £10bn Initiative to Make London Homes Net Zero Carbon by 2030
To assist the transformation of ageing and energy-inefficient housing in London, Property services specialist Mi-space has been appointed to a ten-year £10bn drive
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24th May 2021
Plans Unveiled for New Mixed-Use Regeneration Development in Brighton
Following the recent planning approval of a new mixed-use student accommodation development in central Brighton, developer McLaren Property has revealed what the local community can expect from the scheme.
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17th May 2021
Could Construction's Reliance on the Bounce Back Loan Scheme End Up Costing the Treasury Billions?
New research has revealed the construction industry could cost the Treasury £4.2bn in business and self-employed defaults. 
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10th May 2021
How will the Help to Build Scheme Impact the Construction Industry's Supply Chain?
Ben Brocklesby, Director at Origin, discusses what the Help to Build Scheme is, who it will benefit, and how it will impact the construction industry’s valuable supply chain.
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4th May 2021
Network Space Completes Raven Locks, Salford
Construction of Raven Locks, a 172,000 sq ft speculative industrial scheme in Salford, has completed, with three units already committed or under offer and strong interest in the remaining space.
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20th April 2021
Healthy Buildings Key to Sustainable Multi-Residential Developments, Finds Report
Amid the current UK multi-residential development boom, the majority of contractors and consultants claim sustainability will be the most important design issue over the next ten years, according to an industry report.
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8th April 2021
Planning Secured for £24m Industrial Development in Yorkshire
Commercial properties specialist Network Space has secured outline consent for a £24m industrial development at Vector 31 West in Rotherham, close to Junction 31 of the M1
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3rd April 2021
Mates in Mind Calls for Meaningful Action From Organisations for Stress Awareness Month
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in the UK alone, there were over 828,000 workers suffering from work related stress, depression or anxiety
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29th March 2021
Could Post-Brexit Price Hikes Put the Brakes on the UK’s Ambitious Building Plans?
Amid the uncertainty of Covid-19, the construction industry has been gearing up to play a leading role in the UK’s economic recovery
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7th March 2021
UK Construction Sector Reacts to the Budget
While it will still take some time to digest all the implications of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget, here we gauge the reaction from a number of figures across the construction sector in order to get an early consensus.
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3rd March 2021
How to Manage Construction Disputes During the Pandemic
The pandemic has caused huge amounts of disruption to construction sites across the country. Here, Kate Onions, partner and head of construction disputes at law firm, Shakespeare Martineau, looks at ways to address the issue.
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1st March 2021
Smart Construction: What Does the Future Hold?
As the world of technology and construction develops, we are edging closer to the future science fiction envisioned. We may not be gliding around on hoverboards quite yet, but if the construction industry is anything to go by, there are some breath-taking innovations on the horizon.
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1st March 2021
Business Investment in Construction Sector Recovered over 200% in Q3
Business investment in the construction industry recovered 223% in Q3 2020 having jumped £589m on the previous quarter, analysis of latest official data by R&D tax relief specialist Catax shows. 
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22nd February 2021
Spencer Group Works Round the Clock to Deliver Brexit Border Control Facilities
Civil engineering and construction business Spencer Group is working round the clock on a time-critical project to deliver new border checkpoints at the Humber ports
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15th February 2021
Construction Industry Calls for Regular Rapid Mass Testing to get Back to Work
Laing O’Rourke has called for more regular rapid testing across the construction industry to help find asymptomatic cases quicker and stop transmission
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10th February 2021
National Property Network Launches Funding Arm
Property facilitator and network specialists, Land & New Homes Network, has announced the launch of LNH Funding 
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8th February 2021
Homelessness Charity Calls on Construction and Civil Engineering to Pledge its Support for Responsible Employment
Leading homelessness charity, SIFA Fireside, is inviting the construction and civil engineering sector to be part of an innovative new concept called Building Employability
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26th January 2021
Abri and BoKlok UK Partnership to Bring Over 750 Modular Homes to the South of England
Abri and BoKlok UK have confirmed a new partnership, which will see them working collaboratively to provide over 750 modular homes over the next five years
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18th January 2021
Hydro International’s Stormbloc® Optimum Provides Vital Stormwater Management Around the UK
With an additional 1.2m Great British properties being placed at risk of flooding by 2050[1], the need for better stormwater management systems has never been more important, particularly in remote and challenging urban environments
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17th January 2021
2021 Off to a Bright Start for Skills in the South-West: Sherford Secures Future for Careers in Construction
The future of Sherford Skills Training Centre has been secured thanks to recent funding from the Construction Industry Trade Board (CITB) 
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13th January 2021
Winds of Change - What Trends are in Store for the Construction Industry in 2021?
Where 2020 brought considerable disruption, there is a hope 2021 will bring a degree of stability (however slight that might be)
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8th January 2021
Budget Provides Opportunity to Sustain Construction Activity, Says FMB
The recovery in construction activity reported in today’s (7th January) Construction PMI data can be accelerated if the Government takes decisive action in its March Budget, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB)
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4th January 2021
A Window into Modular Homes
Three million new homes must be built in England over the next 20 years to solve its housing crisis, a report by housing charity Shelter says
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30th December 2020
The UK’s Green Recovery and the Importance of Construction Becoming More Ecologically Sound
Ibrahim Imam, co-founder of PlanRadar, explores why The UK’s green recovery hinges on the construction industry becoming more ecologically sound and how this can realistically be achieved.
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27th December 2020
UK Construction Sector Responds with Cautious Optimism to Post-Brexit Deal
The UK construction industry has reacted with both with relief and a fair amount of caution as news of the British government’s proposed Brexit deal with the EU continues to filter through.
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16th December 2020
Property Developers Warned to Act on Cladding Before Time Runs Out
Expert property lawyers are advising developers to act on cladding issues now to avoid the risk of paying out millions of pounds. 
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14th December 2020
Euramax Welcomes Calls for 75,000 Modular Homes Per Year
Mark Farmer and Mike De’Ath from architectural group HTA Design suggests that the Government should build 75,000 modular homes every year until 2030. 
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12th December 2020
Montreaux Developments and Assael Architecture Secure Planning Consent for 204 Homes
Montreaux Developments and award-winning Assael Architecture have been given the green light for 204 new homes on Colney Hatch Lane, a derelict brownfield site that sits between the North Circular and the local high street.
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4th December 2020
New Analysis Shows ‘Resilience’ of London’s Commercial Property Market
New analysis of commercial property transactions worth £100m-plus completed in London over a 12-month period show a fall in the total value and volume of deals, but the market holding relatively strong in the face of Covid-19 and uncertainty over the UK’s impending EU exit agreement.
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4th December 2020
Why More Women Should Consider Working in Skilled Trades
Whilst there has been a promising rise in the number of tradeswomen in recent years, the national skills shortage means there’s a great opportunity for many more.
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