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MBS annual survey

03 December, 2018

Ten years ago, MBS conducted a survey. This year we repeated the exercise. Karen Fletcher reports on the results.

Review, Construction Sector Deal, Carillion, Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards, MEES, The London Energy Transformation Initiative, BESA, wellbeing, Hackitt Review, Dame Judith Hackitt, Aldous Bill, Renewable Heat Incentive, British Council for Offices, BSRIA, Heat Pump Association, HPA, Vodafone, Dell, Utilitywise, House of Lords, Offsite modular methods, Competition and Markets Authority, BESA, Tim Hopkinson, Heat Network Investment Project, Internet of Things, modular, prefabrication, offsite, decarbonising, competence, skills, diversity

backwards & forwards

03 December, 2018

Karen Fletcher reviews the news of 2018 and considers what might be heading our way in 2019 and beyond.




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Grenfell is the building industry's Piper Alpha says CIBSE

The recent passage of the Building Safety Act is a welcome recognition of the fact that making safe buildings is a highly skilled operation says the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, endorsing the need for more effective regulation and a profound change in culture.

Underlying project-starts uptick indicates gradual recovery, Glenigan data suggests

  • 13% rise in detailed planning approvals against the preceding three months
  • 18% decline in main contract awards against the previous year
  • 9% increase in underlying starts during the three months to May

Glenigan has released the June 2022 edition of its Construction Review.