Decarbonising Construction Steps to Net Zero

Stuart Beasley is Head of Energy Solutions & Generation Services at npower Business Solutions. In this feature for UKCO discusses looking toward 2021 and the steps toward Net Zero. As we look towards 2021 after what has been a turbulent year for many industries...

Keir Appointed to £10.5bn NHS Framework

Kier are pleased to announce that it has been appointed to the £10.5 billion NHS Shared Business Services public sector construction framework. The framework is for use by NHS and all public sector organisations within the UK to procure for building and construction...

Brownfield Fund to Include Self-Build Plots

Following recent announcements in support of custom and self-build homes, the UK Government has announced that it is to launch a £100 million Brownfield Land Release Fund this month (January 2021). The Brownfield Land Release Fund will look to support the development...

Three Predictions for Successful Construction Rebound

Mike Smith is Managing Director (Direct) of Virgin Media Business, in this feature he shares his predictions for a successful construction rebound in 2021. Covid-accelerated digital transformation revolutionised construction in 2020. The speed of change was...

Coventry and Oxford Set to be First All-Electric Bus Cities

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that Coventry and Oxford are developing proposals to become the UK’s first all-electric bus cities. The two cities are currently developing business cases in an England-wide competition to swich an entire town or...