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Leasehold homes: CMA launches enforcement action

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching enforcement action involving four leading housing developers it believes may have broken consumer protection law in...

UK construction sector delivered another upbeat set of new contract awards...

UK construction sector delivered another upbeat set of new contract awards in August 2020 research carried out by Builders’ Conference shows. But underlying imbalances...

£30m boost to help unlock land for new homes

In a speech at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference, Cabinet Office Minister Lord Agnew has announced that the government is boosting its...

Homes England and Invest & Fund launch seven-year lending partnership to...

Homes England and Invest & Fund, a development finance lending platform, have today announced a seven-year partnership to increase the amount of finance available...

Jenrick unveils £12bn boost for affordable homes

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has today announced that the prospectus inviting bids for the government’s massive investment in affordable housing and new measures to...

£178m construction materials deal raises competition concerns

Breedon Group plc (Breedon) and Cemex Investments Limited (Cemex) are 2 of the leading producers and distributors of construction materials in the UK and...

Homeowners to see savings available under new Green Homes Grant scheme

Homeowners and landlords can from today (F see for themselves how the government’s new Green Homes Grant scheme can help make their homes warmer...

£27bn roads investment to support 64,000 construction jobs

Highways England will deliver £14 billion of projects improving the quality, capacity and safety of the motorways and major A roads that have helped...

Construction industry going strong amid green shoots of recovery

The UK is reportedly on track for a record economic resurgence during the third quarter of the year, with the construction industry continuing to...

The total value of construction contracts in July was £6.3bn compared...

The total value of construction contract awards in July 2020 was £6.3 billion which compares to £3.1 billion in June and £1.6 billion in...