Finance & Legislation

£8.6bn for Affordable Homes


Thousands of people who want to get onto the housing ladder are to receive help thanks to funding that will be allocated across the country.

John Flint Appointed as Infrastructure Bank CE


The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has appointed John Flint as the first permanent Chief Executive of the UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB).

Record High for August House Prices


House prices hit a record high in August 2021, but the pace of annual growth still continues to be slow according to the latest HPI figures.

Financial Viability Takes Centre Stage


The financial viability of property development is playing an increasingly important role in the planning and plan-making process.

Aligning Green Agenda with Economic Recovery


Paul Ruddick is Chairman at Reds10 writes about how the green agenda must be aligned with the UK's economic recovery. 

Double Digit Growth Forecast for Construction


Construction output is expected to rise by 14% in 2021 and a further 6.3% in 2022, according to the CPA summer forecast published last month.

Court Confirms Two-Tier System for Collateral Warranties


A recent Court decision confirms a two-tier system applies for collateral warranties with far-reaching implications for construction projects and real estate transactions. In Toppan Holdings Limited and another v Simply Construct (UK) LLP, the Technology and Construction Court (“TCC”) has provided rare guidance on whether collateral warranties given on construction projects are “construction

CAN Calls on Region to Engage Smart Practices


The CAN has updated its Intelligent Procurement policy to encourage regional client bodies to help to create fairer processes

IPA Overhauls Project Routemap


The IPA has published a considerable update of its existing guidance and best practice around the delivery planning of major projects.

Rail Sector Urges Export Support for SMEs


The Railway Industry Association is calling for the Department for International Trade to continue its support for small businesses