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A96 Road Scheme Stands Out a Green Mile

A96 Road Scheme Stands Out a Green Mile

Contractors have gone the extra green mile resurfacing a dual carriageway on the National Highways network, thanks to recycling over half the materials from the old road back into the new one, which has cut the carbon footprint of the project by 23%. 17,432 tonnes of...

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Social Value guidance launched

Social Value guidance launched

New guidance has been launched to help developers, planners and local authorities include Social Value in the planning process. Released by Social Value Portal, the leading online tool for measuring, managing and reporting social value, the briefing paper outlines how...

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The Net Zero Carbon Journey

The Net Zero Carbon Journey

This month you will hear the words ‘net zero carbon’ in the news, on social media and in conversation, perhaps more than ever before as the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference kicks off in Glasgow. But the truth is, in the public sector construction arena, we have been...

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Scotland and Wales Receive £160m in Funding

Scotland and Wales Receive £160m in Funding

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that new large-scale floating offshore wind ports and factories are set to be built in the UK, thanks to new government investment. Developers and manufacturers looking to invest in this emerging industry will have the...

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How to Ensure Stadiums are Built on Time

How to Ensure Stadiums are Built on Time

How to make best use of the law to ensure your stadium is built on time, on budget, on spec and generating revenue, Ian Timlin, head of sport at Conexus Law explains. If the mantra “Plan, plan and plan again and build in extra contingency” ever applied, it is in...

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New dwellings are zero rated for VAT, right? Not quite.

New dwellings are zero rated for VAT, right? Not quite.

In this article Kevin Hall at Wright Hassall will explain the situation regarding zero-rating for VAT and property development, cover some of the common errors and changes that lead to VAT headaches and highlight simple steps to ensuring the rates are right for every...

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National Highways invest to support EV drivers

National Highways invest to support EV drivers

Editorial credit: Amani A / Shutterstock.comA multi-million-pound investment from National Highways is designed to support EV drivers across the UKs motorway network. The programme will see rapid chargers installed across the motorway network where the grid supply is...

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Low-Carbon Office Redevelopment Secured

Low-Carbon Office Redevelopment Secured

ISG has been awarded a major project to redevelop Millennium Bridge House, known as One Millennium Bridge, by Beltane Asset Management and Angelo Gordon. ISG will transform the space into a low-carbon mixed-use scheme comprising new rejuvenated office, retail and...

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Lessons learned for 2022

Lessons learned for 2022

Tim Wright, Managing Director, Concrete Products at Ibstock Concrete, looks back at the last 12 months to discuss some of the biggest challenges faced by the construction industry and the key learnings that can be implemented throughout 2022. Tim Wright I’m sure I...

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Public sector estate targets net zero

Public sector estate targets net zero

New guidance has been published by the Cabinet Office which will help lower carbon emissions from government buildings across the public sector estate. The Net Zero Playbook has been developed to provide guidance to those who manage public buildings in reducing...

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Integrated Rail Plan released

Integrated Rail Plan released

The government has launched its Integrated Rail Plan, hailing it as the biggest ever public investment in Britain’s rail network. The programme is designed to deliver faster, more frequent and more reliable journeys across North and Midlands, with a £96Bn package of...

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Combating stress on site

Combating stress on site

Maintaining mental wellbeing within the workforce is a matter of major concern for many employers, as the stresses of the last 18 months continue to take their toll. The number of working days lost to work-related stress, depression, or anxiety in the UK has...

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