We round-up articles looking at various aspects of Government policy.
Showing 1 - 12 of 29
09 January 2018 | by Jodie Carson
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.
22 November 2017 | by Richard McPartland
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 Richard McPartland
The Department for Education has confirmed that T-level courses in construction will get underway in 2020.
24 October 2017 | by Richard McPartland
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 Richard McPartland
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 Richard McPartland
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 Dr Stephen Hamil
BIM Level 2 – Was it worth it? Is it working? And what support can we expect for BIM Level 3?
09 September 2016 | by Anthony Lymath
We explore the realities of a 'head in the sand' approach to BIM implementation.
13 June 2016 | by Richard McPartland
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 Richard McPartland
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 Anthony Lymath
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 Jess Sharman
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.