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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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Call for the built environment to lead the charge against climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a special report on the impact of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and warned that limiting global warming will require “rapid and far-reaching” transitions in land, energy, industry, ...

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Dawson lands new commercial director role at BSRIA

BSRIA has appointed Krystyna Dawson to the newly created role of Commercial Director. To fulfil BSRIA’s vision of becoming strategic partner in delivering improvement and growth for the construction industry stakeholders, the position of Commercial Director has been fashioned to shape ...

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Career ladder: The next generation of women in construction 

The Construction Industry Council’s ‘A Blueprint for Change’ report revealed that women only account for 14 per cent of the industry’s workforce. In an attempt to improve these figures, leading contractor Wates Construction and commercial property developer, MEPC are ensuring ...

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Plasloc supplies screening and hoarding solutions for ‘big four’ firm’s HQ

Plasloc has supplied Ernst & Young (EY), recognised as one of the ‘big four’ professional service companies, with screening in the form of a curved demo wall for its London-based headquarters. The wall is in the main reception of the ...

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UK Construction Week 2017 builds on its success with record attendance

UK Construction Week closed its doors last week on its most successful outing in its three year history, with a record 33,697 construction professionals attending over three packed days of business, representing an 11 per cent increase year-on-year. The event ...

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Willmott Dixon tackles mental fitness in construction

Willmott Dixon has launched its new All Safe Minds campaign, which aims to encourage mental fitness across the UK construction sector. Mental wellbeing is currently a hot topic, and whilst attitudes towards those who battle with mental illness are changing, ...

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Closing the gender pay gap in the construction sector

A OnePoll survey commissioned by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) found that despite an optimistic outlook about the gender pay gap figures across the construction sector, with nearly half (46 per cent) of construction workers predicting the gap ...

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NEC4 to play a key role in the construction industry digital revolution

NEC4, the next evolution of the NEC suite of contracts, is to play a key role in setting the 19th century ‘analogue’ built environment sector on the path to a critical digital “industrial revolution”, according to Dr David Hancock, Head ...

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UK construction industry could lose almost 200,000 EU workers post-Brexit

New figures out from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have revealed that the UK construction industry could see almost 200,000 EU workers leaving our shores post-Brexit if Britain loses access to the single market. Latest RICS figures show ...

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