Small sites will help solve the housing crisis

Through its geovation accelerator programme, which awards grants to help Ordnance Survey and HM Land Treasury make better use of their data, the Government has announced funding for 7 property and geospatial start-ups. This includes RenKap, an online marketplace working... View Article

Housing a pawn in Tory Brexit leadership scrap

Former Housing Minister Dominic Raab has called for “radical” housing reforms in an attempt to help renters get on the housing ladder and increase the rate of home building. Attacking the Conservative failure to stand up to developers and ensure... View Article

The Brexit conundrum for construction

It’s not been clear for months what is happening regarding Brexit and its potential effects upon the UK construction industry. Here, Rick Smith, Managing Director of Forbes Burton, a Midlands-based company rescue and insolvency specialist, explains what the effects are... View Article

Planners want more say in housing design, survey finds

More than half of professional planners say they have limited influence in housing design and an overwhelming 87% want to have more say in this area, according to the latest survey conducted by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). While... View Article

New recruit reflects ongoing growth of Rhodes & Partners

Structural and civil engineering specialist Rhodes & Partners has recruited graduate engineer Michelle Kiboi, in a move designed to help the company with its growing workload. The company is undergoing a period of carefully managed and sustainable growth, and this... View Article

Millwood tops national housebuilder survey 2018

Kent-based Millwood Designer Homes, has achieved the highest overall score, amongst 51 top housebuilders and developers across the UK, in an independent national survey of new home buyers carried out by company In-house Research Ltd, for 2018. The annual scores,... View Article

Yourkeys founder named Young Entrepreneur of The Year

The founder of Yourkeys, Riccardo Dawson, at just 28, won the Young Entrepreneur of The Year award at the 2019 Best New Business Awards. Dawson, originally an Architect, switched careers to become Sales Director for Shape, a mid-sized builder of... View Article