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Employment shortages faces the industry post-Brexit

A RICS survey has revealed a fall in employment levels and a shortage of skilled workers following the vote to leave the EU… A new...

Brexit uncertainty leads to construction slowdown

A new survey has revealed construction workloads and the rate of employment in the sector slowed in the wake of the EU referendum… A new...

Tata Steel fined £1.98m for safety failings

Tata Steel has been fined a whopping £1.98m for two separate incidents that saw workers injure their hands… Steel company Tata Steel has been fined...

Gateshead construction firm fined £120k for worker injury

A construction firm based in Gateshead has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker being injured… Meldrum Construction Services has been fined...

Shropshire Council wins 82 per cent of planning appeals

New data shows 82 per cent of planning appeals made in the past 12 months have been won by Shropshire Council… A total of 128...

Dunne Group workers offered support following redundancies

Workers who were made redundant after the Dunne Group went into administration have been offered employment support… Some 524 UK workers were made redundant after...
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Build to Rent

Build to Rent is going mainstream. The industry is shaking off previous misconceptions about the sector and is starting to embrace it as a...

Digital archive for building preservation material launched

A new digital archive containing research material on the preservation of buildings has been launched.
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The Housing and Planning Act 2016: The Facts

In the UK on the 12 May 2016, the Housing and Planning Act 2016 received Royal Assent and passed into the law of the...

Land Rover BAR first sports team to gain BREEAM

Sailing team Land Rover BAR has become the first British sports team to operate from a building with a BREEAM excellent rating… British sailing team...

Essex school fined for disturbing asbestos

An Essex school has been ordered to pay £46,000 for exposing staff to asbestos… A school in Chelmsford has been fined a hefty £46,000 after...

How does BIM aid sustainability?

BIM and the new dimension of sustainability that it brings are discussed here by Nick Tune, CEO of coBuilder UK
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New Considerate Constructors Scheme executive chair named

Isabel Martinson has been appointed as executive chair of the Considerate Constructors Scheme… Isabel Martinson has been named executive chair of the Considerate Constructor Scheme...

New shop planning applications fall nine per cent

In the past year the number of planning applications for new shops has fallen by nine per cent… Figures have revealed the number of requests...

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