Category Archives: Industry News

Housing Minister Says Remediation for Low-Rise Buildings to be Discussed on ‘Case-by-Case’ Basis

In April, Housing Minister, Stuart Andrew announced that the remediation work on dangerous buildings under...

Housing Secretary Michael Gove and UK Developers nearing Deal to Resolve Building Safety Crisis

The Grenfell Tower fire, that took the lives of 72 people, highlighted the numerous fire...

Five Key Industry Insights for the Built Environment Ahead of Q2

The first quarter of 2022 has been a busy one for the construction industry. There...

Five Key Takeaways from the Spring Statement for the Construction Industry

Chancellor Rishi Sunak recently presented the Spring Statement at the House of Commons with various...

The New Normal in the Construction Industry

Construction is one of the largest industries in the UK, accounting for about 7 percent...

Part Z Bill and The Future of the Construction Industry

North Norfolk MP Duncan Baker is to propose a bill making it mandatory to calculate...

Latest Industry Insights: Withdrawn Consolidated Advice Note and Building Safety Plan

The construction industry has seen major reforms since the Grenfell Tower fire that was responsible...

PAS 9980: Key Takeaways & Implications

The government recently approved the PAS (publicly available specification) 9980: Fire risk appraisal and assessment...

Everything You Need To Know About PAS 9980

In September 2021, the British Standards Institute (BSI) resolved public comments and submitted the standard...

External Wall Reforms Timeline 2017-2021

On 14 June 2017, the tragic Grenfell Tower fire took the lives of 74 people....

COP26 Highlights For The Construction Industry

The COP26 climate conference was held from 31 October to 12 November 2021, with a...