2018 UK Top100 Corporate Modern Slavery Influencers revealed

Index recognises individuals from all business sectors, media and academia who are influence leaders in raising awareness to end modern slavery and labour exploitation   The 2018 UK Top100 Corporate Modern Slavery Influencers were revealed on 17 May by Baroness Young of Hornsey OBE at Marshalls Design Space, London. The unranked Top100 from business, the media … Continue reading “2018 UK Top100 Corporate Modern Slavery Influencers revealed”

BRE responds to the Hackitt Review

Responding to the publication earlier today of Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of building regulations and fire safety, Acting CEO Niall Trafford said: “Along with the rest of the industry, we have read with interest Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of building regulations and fire safety – Building a Safer Future. We endorse the urgent need … Continue reading “BRE responds to the Hackitt Review”

First time buyers in Wales set to benefit from energy-assessed mortgages

Wales will be the first UK country to offset mortgage lending against energy efficiency rating of new build homes in progressive legislation  Wales will be the first country to adopt pioneering mortgage research into legislation, with first-time buyers expected to reap the benefits. From this June, all Welsh Help-To-Buy loans will be adjusted according to … Continue reading “First time buyers in Wales set to benefit from energy-assessed mortgages”

BRE announces new Director of BREEAM

Ethical and sustainable construction champion Dr Shamir Ghumra takes on a new role at helm of BREEAM – the leading international portfolio of sustainability standards (including CEEQUAL and Home Quality Mark) that has been driving global improvements in buildings and infrastructure for over two decades. Formerly Director of Sustainable Products at BRE, Shamir has a … Continue reading “BRE announces new Director of BREEAM”

Enhanced features announced for BRE’s leading construction site performance tool SmartSite

New features will support users to achieve and demonstrate better site health, safety, environmental and quality performance SmartSite is a suite of tools, developed by BRE, that enables construction sites to measure, collate, report and continuously improve their business level performance to make their sites safer, healthier, more sustainable and ultimately improve productivity. SmartSite brings … Continue reading “Enhanced features announced for BRE’s leading construction site performance tool SmartSite”