2023-09-22T08:42:00+01:00By Alastair Stewart
Blink and you’d have missed them, but a year on from Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng’s widely derided clanger of a ‘mini Budget’, housebuilders and estate agents are still reporting the aftermath. Imagine if the former prime minister and chancellor had unleashed a ‘maxi Budget’?
2023-09-21T00:00:00+01:00By Ciaran Nerval
Experts acknowledge political point-scoring on both sides but say the focus on housebuilding is positive.
2023-09-20T16:59:00+01:00By Ciaran Nerval
Prime minister Rishi Sunak has announced that government has scrapped requirements for residential landlords to meet minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES).
2023-09-18T06:00:00+01:00By Ritchie Clapson
The UK is not short of fresh business blood. More than 750,000 new companies were registered in the UK last year. Unfortunately, on average, around 20% of UK businesses fail during their first two years. This rises to 45% after five years. And 65% after 10 years.
2023-09-15T16:18:00+01:00By Ciaran Nerval
The government is considering prioritising the delivery of new social rented housing in the UK through changes to planning policy, housing minister Rachel Maclean told delegates at the National Housing Federation Conference earlier this week.
2023-09-14T13:58:00+01:00By Jamie Bennett-Ness
The government has lost its bid to scrap EU-era rules around nutrient neutrality after a Labour-led rebellion in the House of Lords.
2023-09-13T15:21:00+01:00By Lewis Berrill
A massive £2.8bn in Section 106 and community infrastructure levy (CIL) payments from developers remains unspent in local authority bank accounts, according to research by the Home Builders Federation (HBF).
2023-09-13T10:40:00+01:00By Lewis Berrill
The government has given the go ahead for a scheme to build 1,200 homes as part of wider plans for a new 10,000-home garden village in Uttlesford, Essex, two years after it was rejected by Uttlesford District Council (UDC).