We round-up articles looking at various aspects of Government policy.
The UK Government is taking a keen interest into the way that the UK can reduce its carbon emissions: this begins with legislative acts and policies.
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?
The Department for Education has confirmed that T-level courses in construction will get underway in 2020.
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.
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.
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.
BIM Level 2 – Was it worth it? Is it working? And what support can we expect for BIM Level 3?
We explore the realities of a 'head in the sand' approach to BIM implementation.
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.
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.
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.
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.