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The Common Assessment Standard from CHAS: What you need to know

The roll-out of a new data-sharing agreement between the Common Assessment Standard providers means the benefits of qualifying for and specifying the scheme are greater than ever. CHAS, Managing Director Ian McKinnon explains more. What is the Common Assessment Standard? ...

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Have your say in Build Recruitment’s Salary Survey 2021

Build Recruitment is working with professionals across the built environment to build its annual salary guide to be released this April. The report will focus on hiring trends, the shift to and from home working, market confidence and of course, ...

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FWP moves at speed to deliver mass Covid vaccination centres

Architecture, design and masterplanning practice Frank Whittle Partnership (FWP) has moved at speed to create community vaccination centres across the North West in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Its team of designers have rolled out seven mass vaccination and ...

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BAM appointed to build the most sustainable film and TV studio in the world

BAM has been appointed by Legal & General, Sky and NBCUniversal to create Sky Studios; the most sustainable film and TV studio in the world. Set to open in 2022 just north of London, Sky Studios Elstree will house 13 ...

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Sustainable hoarding solution wins praise

Surrey-based Panthera Group launched its latest hoarding innovation; the sustainable and environmentally friendly EnviroHoard™, in March 2020 just before the Covid lockdown. Despite the effects of the pandemic, the system has been specified by key players in the construction sector ...

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Construction Playbook has green recovery at heart

New plans on how government will work with the construction sector to make sure public sector works are delivered faster, better and greener have been launched. In 2018, public sector works contributed some £117 billion to the UK economy, as ...

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Skanska takes positive action with electric vehicle policy

Skanska UK has announced it will be introducing a new electric vehicle (EV) company car policy as part of its commitment to become carbon neutral by 2045. From 1 December, with its new EV First initiative, the company will no longer offer ...

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Willmott Dixon named as the UK’s leading contractor for diversity in European poll

Willmott Dixon was the UK’s highest placed construction company in the FT’s annual list of the top European leaders for workplace diversity and inclusion, coming 43rd overall out of 850 organisations ranked for their approach to inclusivity. It’s the second ...

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New ‘future of construction’ role created at Pagabo

Following a period of growth, national framework provider Pagabo has announced additions to its team, including the appointment of Charley Wainwright as its ‘Future of Construction Lead’. The role has been created to lead on the organisation’s The Future of Construction ...

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Construction Leadership Council publishes Brexit movement of people guide

The Movement of People Workstream of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Brexit Working Group has published guidance for companies on how to manage the movement of people and workers into the UK from 1 January 2021. With New Year’s Eve ...

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