Housing Down Under – an alternative view
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In his recent blog, Steven Liaros, challenges the narrative of endless economic growth, arguing instead that we need to manage demand not increase supply. Does his critique and reasoning have any relevance to the UK housing situation?

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Wales Reforms Construction Qualifications
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A ground-breaking change to qualifications for people planning to work in the Construction and Built Environment sector in Wales has been announced. In the biggest shake-up to qualifications in the sector for a generation, a complex market with hundreds of existing qualifications will be simplified by eight new qualifications that will help reshape education and […]

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Cut Project Time with Modular Buildings
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Modular construction could transform the construction market, offering possible savings of up to 20% while significantly reducing the construction time by up to 50%. The process would involve part of the building process being shifted to factories, offering the ability to create precision parts that offer a range of quality related benefit to overall project […]

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Household Finance Update
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This week’s insight reproduces information produced by UK Finance, the collective voice for the banking and finance industry. They represent more than 250 firms across the industry and act to enhance competitiveness, support customers and facilitate innovation. Knowledge of Housing Finance is important for all housebuilders, agents, architects, renters, component manufacturers and indeed everyone concerned […]

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