Government policy

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

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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.

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.

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