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10 May 2017

A call for quality to be included in manifesto pledges

To make BREXIT work, we need to show what we can achieve and make the UK a success. Quality is a key to much that we need to achieve to drive this success.
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16 Mar 2017

Moves, Changes and Service – Day Two of MIPIM

With the rather interesting welcome party on the evening of the first day behind us, day two of MIPIM – the largest event for the property sector – starts. Martin Townsend writes.
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15 Mar 2017

MIPIM – Day One

A lot has happened since MIPIM 2016 – the world is a very different place. So is MIPIM 2017 a time to reflect and regroup or a time to look forward and realise that it’s not all doom and gloom?
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14 Mar 2017

Is it March already?

It is fair to say that we are living in uncertain times. With so many unanswered questions and an economy that is on a knife-edge, it would be all too easy for us to batten down the hatches.
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02 Dec 2016

The drive for change is a journey we need to take together

This week we took a major step forward in the drive to create sustainable buildings that promote health and well-being for occupants.
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04 Nov 2016

Challenging times call for better collaboration

There is no doubting we are facing challenging times. This year we voted to leave Europe, and the new Government and industry is under increasing pressure to deliver faster and and cheaper.
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26 Oct 2016

The business case for sustainability – a tenant’s perspective

Overwhelming evidence indicates that sustainability is fast moving up a tenant’s wish list and as such up the real estate owner’s priority list.
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24 Oct 2016

Leaps not steps needed if we are to avoid a ticking time bomb – Thoughts on the Farmer Review

Last week the Construction Leadership Council published Mark Farmer’s independent review of the sector’s labour model. The review examines the shortcomings of the construction labour model.
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20 Oct 2016

Autumn Statement 2016

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, will present his first Autumn Statement to Parliament next month.
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01 Aug 2016

Redefining sustainability

The recent Building magazine / Ecobuild roundtable ‘The New Normal: Redefining Sustainability’ threw up a mixed response in terms of what does sustainability really mean.
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