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Challenges and opportunities of Brexit for the construction industry

It was with much anticipation that the construction industry waited to find out exactly what was included in the new planning laws of July...

Housebuilders set to report 35% reduction in supply of new homes

Housing completions are set to drop by at least a third according to new analysis by Close Brothers Property Finance, the specialist development finance provider. Housing...

L&G launches new suburban build to rent arm – with aims...

Legal & General Capital (LGC) announces the launch of its new Suburban Build to Rent (SBTR) business which will develop large scale ‘single family’...

New Help to Buy scheme open for business

The new Help to Buy: Equity Loan (2021-2023) scheme is now open for business. Homes England has announced that first-time buyers interested in new-build homes can apply...

Two new megalabs to be constructed and open in 2021 to...

Today the government is announcing the opening of 2 new ‘megalabs’ which will become operational in early 2021. The 2 labs, based in Leamington...

Government investment in homes and jobs tops £1.8bn to support a...

Investment delivered by Homes England through the government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund Forward Funding (HIF FF) has passed £1.8bn since its launch in 2017. Overall,...

Hill and Marshall announce second phase of £550m new community in...

A joint venture partnership between property developer, Hill Group and Marshall Group Properties will deliver the second phase of Marleigh, a new neighbourhood three...

Barratt Developments becomes first major national housebuilder to have its science-based...

Barratt Developments, which is currently building more than 8,000 much needed new homes across the South West, has become the first major national housebuilder...

Will your self-employed contractors be able to work in the UK...

Construction companies who have teams of self-employed workers from the EU are in danger of losing these workers from the end of June 2021,...

Review of construction contracts for October 2020: Research from Builders’ Conference...

The UK construction industry soldiered on through the first COVID-19 lockdown.   Now, as the shutters come down for a second time, it looks set...