Ambient lighting, USB points and a decent pint

The beauty of providing accommodation for student living is that pretty much anything goes. Whether it’s a new hi-rise apartment block, the refurbishment of existing flats or the conversion of a more historic or non-residential building, if it’s close enough... View Article

Section 21: landlord rights explained

A consultation into the use of section 21 notices to evict fixed-term tenants is currently underway – but critics have claimed that scrapping the legislation altogether may leave 960,000 fewer homes available to renters as landlords pull out of the... View Article

Study shows soffit savings with Kingspan Insulation

New research from quantity surveyors, Rider Levett Bucknall, has shown that the physical properties, specifically the enhanced thermal performance, of Kingspan Kooltherm K110 FM Soffit Board can allow installers to fit an additional 5.25 m² of insulation every thirty minutes when compared with the closest... View Article

Snickers Workwear’s new hoodies and sweatshirts

The new range of Hoodies and Sweatshirts for craftsmen and women are probably the most comfortable we’ve ever designed. The ‘Full Zip’ or ‘Overhead’ Sweatshirt and Hoodie choices are ideally combined with Snickers’ First and Second Layer Undergarments and can... View Article

Government loses legal fight over bedroom tax

The Supreme Court has ruled against the Government’s attempts to force the bedroom tax on 155 partners of people with severe disabilities, in a decision that could have a wider impact on other welfare benefits. A unanimous judgement delivered by... View Article

Associations merge to form 38,000-home landlord

Social housing providers Radian and Yarlington have joined forces in a new partnership, creating an organisation with 38,000 homes and 79,000 customers across the south and south west of England. The new organisation plans to build 10,000 homes over the... View Article

Rydon secures £100m redevelopment of West London estate

Ealing Council has awarded a £100m estate regeneration project to Rydon, the contractor who were the lead company on the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower. The contract will see the demolition of the 264-home High Lane estate, in Hanwell, and its... View Article