A question of competence

The draft Building Safety Bill sets out new requirements for professional competence. Hywel Davies considers proposals in the draft framework

Planning sticking points

More environmental rigour is needed to support the government’s rhetoric on deregulating planning while ensuring standards, says Julie Godefroy

Homes for the future?

The UK has had a housing shortage for some time. Hywel Davies looks at proposals to increase provision and possible unintended consequences

What the Building Safety Bill means for construction

The Building Safety Bill sets the stage for the most fundamental reform of regulations relating to the construction and operation of buildings in two generations. Hywel Davies says it will lead to radical change for all

Build to safely perform

In his Presidential address in May, Stuart MacPherson urged us not to return to business as usual as we emerge from the current crisis. Hywel Davies considers what that might mean for building safety

The road to recovery

As the lockdown eases, Julie Godefroy outlines some of the key policy activity focused on supporting the transition to a zero carbon economy