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Construction slowdown predicted until 2027

New work output in the construction industry will not reach pre-pandemic levels until 2027, according to new analysis from the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS). As part of its quarterly data briefing, BCIS has revealed its short and long term ...

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Sustainability director hire at Gleeds

The international property and construction consultancy has appointed Dave Wakelin as its new Director of Sustainability. His recruitment serves to strengthen the sustainability team, boosting its capacity and extending its reach to accommodate increasing demand. Wakelin, a sustainability expert with ...

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Internationally renowned sustainability expert is new Director of Responsible Business at NHS Property Services

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has announced the appointment of leading ethical and sustainable construction expert Dr Shamir Ghumra, who will join its Executive Board later this month as Director of Responsible Business.   Dr Ghumra joins NHSPS from Building Research Establishment ...

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RICS calls for urgent action to decarbonise real estate

With buildings producing approximately 25 per cent of all UK emissions, RICS is calling on the Government to urgently address gaps and meet ambitious climate targets. According to RICS, existing UK Government decarbonisation policies are “insufficient” and have “no incentives” ...

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Construction Output predicted to fall ‘significantly’ in 2023

Construction output is forecast to fall by 3.9 per cent in 2023 following a rise of 2.0 per cent in 2022, as activity currently continues at a high level, according to the the latest Autumn Construction Forecasts 2022-2024 by the ...

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Willmott Dixon crowned UK’s best workplace 

The contracting and interior fit-out group has taken first place in the Big Company category of the Best Companies Awards that recognises the UK’s top workplaces. The win is based on responses from Willmott Dixon’s people to an online survey ...

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Construction product sales down for first time in two years

The two-year run of sales growth for construction product manufacturers came to an end in Q3, according to the Construction Products Association’s latest State of Trade Survey. Furthermore, a slowdown in construction activity in the publicly financed and repair & ...

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Increase a roof’s longevity and reduce carbon

Undoubtedly, buildings’ sustainable management and maintenance are at the forefront of many minds, with a significant shift in how facilities managers view their long-term refurbishment and asset management programmes. With many businesses implementing clear environmental targets for the coming years, ...

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Pagabo launches PIN for £1bn refit and refurbishment framework

National framework provider, Pagabo, has issued a prior information notice (PIN) for its latest construction framework – the second generation of its Refit and Refurbishment framework. The new generation of the framework will run for four years from April 2023, taking ...

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Skanska UK supporting its people

Construction firm, Skanska UK, has announced that it is investing £1 million in cost-of-living support to its people. The investment will benefit around 1,300 members of the Skanska team with one-off payments of £750 to be made in November. Gregor ...

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