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Boost for First Time Property Buyers

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Industry News | Posted on 15-09-2015

Earlier this year, the Government’s Communities Secretary, Greg Clark, launched a new £26 million fund aimed at encouraging the development of new homes for first-time buyers. The money will be used to identify and buy brownfield sites on which to develop properties.

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Businesses Back WWF-UK’S Call For Low-carbon Britain

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Industry News, Sustainability | Posted on 24-06-2015

We are one of 80 top UK businesses, co-ordinated by WWF-UK, asking the Prime Minister to build a low-carbon economy.

In an open letter to the Prime Minister published in the Financial Times early this month, we call on the government to take action to combat climate change. WWF-UK is leading calls for a new approach to governance that places low-carbon growth and the responsible management of natural capital at the heart of economic policy.

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Addressing the Skills Shortage

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Industry News | Posted on 28-08-2014

iStock_000016196651MediumThe number of apprentices coming in to the construction industry has dipped over the last few years and employers have struggled to keep up with surge in demand – driven mainly by the sharp increase in output in the private housing market. Read full article »

What does reliability mean to you?

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Industry News | Posted on 01-04-2014

30786 - Superbrands 2014 AWThose of you that keep a close eye on our blog will know that we’ve been voted a Business Superbrand for 2014. To do this we had to demonstrate our capabilities in a number of key areas. The first was ‘reliability’ and here we explain this in a little more detail.

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