Hot under the collar: What rights do landlords have?

The recent news story about a London landlord who boxed off a thermostat in one of their residential rental properties has raised questions surrounding what landlords are entitled to do when it comes to utilities. Actions such as blocking off... View Article

Artworks for Meridian Water

Youngsters will create stunning artworks for hoardings around the first phase of the £6bn Meridian Water project after three local artists were selected to help create modern day masterpieces. Enfield residents Karen Rubins, Duncan James and Adam David will work... View Article

New Aico Product Selector arrives

Aico, the UK market leader in residential Fire and Carbon Monoxide protection, has launched Issue 10 of its highly popular Product Selector. The new version features the same ring bound format as the previous edition, for ease of use, and... View Article

C-TEC launches new BS 5839-6 domestic fire alarm kit

Leading life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, has launched Hush ActiV, an innovative new BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire alarm kit. Designed to increase the level of fire protection in flats, apartments and high-rise residential buildings, each kit contains everything you need to create a LD2 standalone conventional fire alarm system... View Article

Titon launches new Low Profile MEV

Titon has added the new CME3 Q Plus to its range of continuous mechanical extract units, developed to meet the requirements of System 3 in accordance with Part F of the Building Regulations. The combination of aesthetic smooth lines and impressive airflow makes... View Article

Introducing Blind Studio from Designer Contracts

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor – and renowned for its curtain and blind offering to the new build sector – has launched Blind Studio. Introduced to showcase the variety of blind designs and styles that the company can... View Article

Housing market waits for election result

The UK housing market is still on hold, pending election results, with the November 2019 RICS Residential Market Survey continuing to show a cautious approach from buyers and sellers.  Demand from prospective buyers, new instructions to sell, and sales, all... View Article

Shaping the installers of the future at Futurebuild 2020

As the need for more sustainable solutions in both new and retrofit projects increases, Futurebuild has announced an exclusive new partnership with standards organisation, MCS, to deliver a dedicated platform for installers to gain cutting edge education and access practical... View Article

A Stannah platform lift future-proofs a new home in Somerset

A first-hand experience by homeowners, Alan and Christine Wiseman Making your home accessible for as long as possible is becoming standard practice in the UK. It’s called future-proofing and it’s practical, efficient and affordable, which is why Alan and Christine... View Article

Beware the law of unintended consequences!

Patrick Mooney looks at the unintended consequences of changing the law on evictions With election day this week, we will very soon know the make-up and likely direction of the next government. Trying to forecast what it will actually do... View Article