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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.

11 February 2016 | by

The government has worked with Openreach and the Home Builders Federation on a new agreement that will see fibre based broadband offered to all new developments either for free or as part of a co-funded initiative.

22 January 2016 | by

The government has moved to slash renewable energy subsidies with a significant cut to the feed-in-tariff (FIT) from January 2016. Find out more about the changes as we explore whether solar is still a profitable investment.

05 November 2015 | by

Domestic consumer units must meet the requirements of the IET Wiring Regulations Seventeenth Edition Amendment 3 with effect from 1 January 2016.

01 December 2014 | by

We explore a government road map to deliver a radically simplified system for setting standards in the design and construction of new homes.

01 June 2014 | by

Following flooding at the start of 2014 we consider what level of investment will be needed to ensure better flood defences.

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