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New charity is launching to address the taboo of mental health in construction

National framework organisation Pagabo is launching a new charity to tackle the taboo of mental health in the construction industry. The fundraising Pagabo Foundation aims to raise the profile of mental health within the construction industry and will fund resources ...

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2020 to be tipping point for digitisation in the UK construction industry

A new in-depth research led report reveals the construction industry is stepping up to its digital transformation opportunity. A survey of 200 UK decision makers in construction, as part of a new industry report, reveals 2020 to be a pivotal ...

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UKGBC Future Leaders invites applicants for 2020 Programme

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has opened applications for its prestigious sustainability leadership and innovation programme aimed at the industry’s Future Leaders. UKGBC Future Leaders has now launched its online application process for the next programme, seeking to attract a select ...

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CIBSE launches Building Performance Awards 2020

Entries are now invited for the 2020 CIBSE Building Performance Awards. The Awards showcase the highest achievements in building performance across the construction and property industry, and are the only awards in the built environment sector that are judged on ...

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Construction industry holds auditors accountable for Carillion collapse

The construction industry views the collapse of Carillion as a result of aggressive accounting policies and a close relationship with KPMG. A survey of the supply chain conducted by public sector procurement specialist, Scape Group, finds that 93 per cent ...

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Free Movement

Maddie Grounds of the Immigration Advice Service asks how will the Government’s immigration vision impact the UK construction industry? It has been over two and half years since the UK voted to leave the European Union. Yet, the future of ...

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Five office fit-out firms fined for breaking competition law

Five companies – Fourfront, Loop, Coriolis, ThirdWay and Oakley – have agreed to pay fines totalling over £7 million after admitting being involved in cartel behaviour. Following a Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation, each company has admitted to breaking ...

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Unite calls for all workers in construction to be provided with death benefits

Unite, the construction union, is launching a campaign to ensure that all workers in the industry, regardless of their employment status or where their employer sits in the supply chain, are provided with death benefits, following the recent tragic fatality ...

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UKGBC launches task group on net zero carbon buildings

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a new task group which will develop an industry-led definition for net zero carbon buildings. The task group will bring together over 30 experts from across the building value chain and is ...

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100% Hackitt calls for full adoption of Dame Judith’s Building Regulations and Fire Safety review

An industry initiative entitled 100% Hackitt has been launched to encourage the government to deliver all of the recommendations contained within Dame Judith’s report by the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) and the British Board of Agrément (BBA). These two organisations ...

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