Testing Times For Fire Safety Systems

Posted on March 13, 2018

Facilities and building managers are under growing pressure to review their fire safety strategies in the wake of the Grenfell fire. The ongoing review into the Grenfell Tower tragedy last year is subjecting the design and maintenance of fire...

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Carillion Collapse Is Urgent Alarm Call

Posted on January 30, 2018

The financial fall-out from the collapse of construction giant Carillion will have an impact on the sector's supply chains for many years to come. The damage already being caused to hundreds of small businesses and thousands of their employees...

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Post-Grenfell Review Heading In The Right Direction

Posted on December 28, 2017

The industry should welcome the Hackitt Review's call for culture change and performance-based regulations. The construction industry will be challenged to deliver what it promises if the changes proposed by the review of the Building...

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Planning Breakthrough On Indoor Air Quality?

Posted on November 22, 2017

Could the penny finally be dropping on indoor air quality (IAQ)? The government is once again facing legal action, launched by environmental lawyers ClientEarth, over its failure to reduce levels of air pollution despite being ordered to put...

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It's Time To Shout About Apprenticeships

Posted on October 09, 2017

The new university term has started with student numbers higher than last year. Despite all the bad publicity about course fees and soaring student debt, the vast majority of young people entering further education are still choosing to follow a...

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