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Thursday17 August 2017

Election 2017

LATEST POLICY NEWS

Grenfell-Tower

Grenfell inquiry to examine tower's design and construction

15 Aug 17

Prime Minister accepted all ‘terms of reference’ recommendations of inquiry lead, Sir Martin Moore-Bick

Alok Sharma

Industry backs goverment plans to stoke up PRS sector

3 Aug 17

Private rental sector is expected to grow to £70bn by 2022

sajid-javid

Government launches independent review of building regs

28 Jul 17

Dame Judith Hackitt will head up the review into building and fire safety regulations, focusing on tall residential buildings

Election indepth

Eugenie Bliah

How Brexit got personal

23 Jun 17

The focus of Brexit so far has been the possible impact on construction’s growing skills shortage. But how is the UK’s vote to leave affecting the EU nationals themselves and what can employers do to ensure that they stay?

Border

‘Projects won’t be delivered’

22 Jun 17

With the industry dependent on EU workers, major restrictions on immigration as part of a ‘hard Brexit’ could be disastrous

Analysis

Guildhall Art Gallery

No place like home: Staycations, Part 3

15 Aug 17

Looking for a vacation without airport stress and high costs? Read the third part of a trip around the UK’s best holiday destinations

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Comment

Sarah

Willing the means

4 Aug 17 | By Sarah Richardson

The government needs to ensure that changes recommended by the review of building and fire safety regulations actually happen – perhaps by putting its hand in its pocket

Sarah

Balmy days of summer

28 Jul 17 | By Sarah Richardson

Building’s annual top 150 league tables make for far better reading this year than they have for some time

Sarah

Homes, sweet homes

21 Jul 17 | By Sarah Richardson

Government is not taking enough responsibilty for planning affordable housing – as the outcry over Battersea shows

Ann Bentley July 2017

The age of reason

10 Jul 17 | By Ann Bentley

The UK’s demographic timebomb is the single biggest issue we face and needs the right solutions

Sarah

Brexit: And so it begins

23 Jun 17 | By Sarah Richardson

A year after the UK decided to leave the EU, the Brexit negotiations have finally started

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