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We round-up articles looking at various aspects of Government policy.

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22 November 2017 | by

Energy-wasting homes mean higher bills and climate-warming emissions. With UK homes some of the most expensive to heat in Europe, why did an ambitious plan to make all new homes 'zero carbon' fail?

09 November 2017 | by
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The Department for Education has confirmed that T-level courses in construction will get underway in 2020.

24 October 2017 | by

As a key client of UK construction the government recognised its ability to bring about improved outcomes and greater efficiencies while transforming the construction industry in the process. We explore the push-pull at the heart of the 2011 Government Construction Strategy.

06 September 2017 | by

We explore the two most recent Government Construction Strategy documents (covering 2011-15 and 2016-20) with a passing nod to a raft of reports that have sought to offer recommendations for an industry looking to achieve productivity and cost savings to deliver better outcomes.

17 May 2017 | by

We take the temperature of the UK's construction industry - providing an update on the UK economy and construction output, an ever-changing global marketplace and explore what all this means for architects.

21 October 2016 | by

BIM Level 2 – Was it worth it? Is it working? And what support can we expect for BIM Level 3?

13 June 2016 | by

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations are to designed to ensure full accountability when it comes to health and safety responsibilites on construction projects. Find out more about the CDM regulations, with a focus on roles and responsibilities, in the final part of our series.

03 June 2016 | by

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations are to designed to ensure full accountability when it comes to health and safety responsibilites on construction projects. Find out more about the CDM regulations and what's changed in the first of a two-part guide.

16 May 2016 | by

Much has been written about what ‘BIM’ is, how to do it and what the benefits are;  but how has the industry responded in practice? Anthony Lymath investigates.

05 April 2016 | by

A Home Office campaign is targeting illegal workers in the construction industry. We explore the intention and impact, and look at ways of enticing new people into the industry or encouraging skilled people to return.

04 April 2016 | by

A website that will act as a repository of best practice standards when it comes to helping Government and the construction industry achieve value and efficiencies throughout the project lifecycle has gone live.

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