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New BCO President to focus on wellness

Paul Patenall, Projects Director at U+I, has been elected as President of the British Council for Offices (BCO) and will focus on the positive impact the industry can have on wellness. Patenall set out his vision as Chair of this ...

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CIC publishes inclusive design learning guide

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has published a new guide ‘Bringing Inclusive Design into Built Environment Education’ which illustrates the key issues in terms of improving knowledge, skills and understanding in the creation of an accessible and inclusive built environment. In ...

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Select committee calls for Government to take a more proactive role in creating inclusive buildings and environments

The Government must act to lead the charge in improving access and inclusion in the built environment, says the Women and Equalities Committee in a major new report published today (25 April 2017).  This should include public procurement, fiscal initiatives ...

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CIC launches building an inclusive environment guide

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has published a guide for built environment professionals on creating an accessible and inclusive environment. The ‘Essential Principles Guide’ lists six principals as suggested by the Office for Disability Issues and has been designed to guide, support ...

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New BIFM standard recognising inclusive building design is welcomed by Mayor of London

A new standard released by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) for improving and maintaining accessibility and inclusion for disabled people in the built environment, has been welcomed by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. The standard, stems from ...

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