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BUILDINGTALK | Thu, 5 Dec 2013
Major industry leaders and Government ministers have signed a joint initiative to reduce carbon in infrastructure in line with the UK’s climate change commitments. The Infrastructure Carbon Review sets out a series of actions for government, clients and suppliers that have the potential to reduce up to 24 million tonnes of carbon and save the UK £1.46 billion a year by 2050. Read the report in full plus an in-depth response by Balfour Beatty.
Glass and Glazing Federation | Tue, 10 Dec 2013
The Glass & Glazing Federation (GGF), in conjunction with political engagement firm GK Strategy, take a close look at the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. They review the 9 key positive aspects but also highlight several key issues that were not addressed including the failure to reduce VAT from 20% to 5% on energy efficient windows.
Insight Data | Mon, 9 Dec 2013
Insight Data has published a report stating that there are 20,652 general builders around the UK actively involved in home improvement, refurbishment and extension work.
BUILDINGTALK | Fri, 6 Dec 2013
Buildingtalk reports on reaction in the UK to Chancellor, George Osbourne’s Autumn Statement. This includes comments on the power of infrastructure to drive long-term economic growth, a welcome to loans to unblock housing development schemes, and concerns about tax break for shale drillers and roll-back on green initiatives. He upgraded UK economic growth for next year from 1.8% to 2.4% which will have a big impact on construction industry growth.
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