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Developers need to wise-up on mental health

2018-10-10T08:58:00+01:00By Ben Channon (Assael)

At a time when humans spend the majority of their lives indoors, developers need to realise the responsibility they have to create spaces that support mental wellbeing.


Clarity needed on EU procurement after Brexit

2018-10-03T11:51:00+01:00By Kathrine Eddon and Michelle Essen

In nearly six months, the UK is expected to leave the EU and concerns are understandably mounting.


Government with all eyes on Brexit has lost its focus on housing crisis

2018-09-27T05:17:00+01:00By Richard Steer

The government has made a number of announcements recently concerning the future of property development.


A specialist environmental court is needed to avoid more blunders

2018-09-27T07:03:00+01:00By Ben Kite

In April, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) made a landmark ruling in the ‘People over Wind’ case pertaining to habitat regulations assessments (HRAs) for new developments, contradicting previously established practice and court rulings and attracting strong criticism from all corners.

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Legal challenges threaten the co-working dream


The co-working model exists in a grey area when it comes to regulation.

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‘Smash and grab’ adjudications appear to be in the spotlight again

2018-09-13T23:00:00+01:00By Guy Bate

In Grove Developments vs S&T (UK) , Justice Coulson commented on the injustice that can flow from payment mechanisms in the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996

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Office and retail sectors will continue to learn from one another

2018-09-13T23:00:00+01:00By Claire Haywood

Both how we shop and the way we work are undergoing significant shifts.

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Addressing concerns around tech in the workplace is vital

2018-09-05T10:17:00+01:00By Andrew Barnes

Technological advances can improve agile and flexible working for all.

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