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This Practice Note: • discusses the development of the large scale private rented sector (PRS) • considers the Government’s incentive package for Build to Rent (BTR) in...

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Construction 2025 was launched at the Government Construction Summit in July 2013. It is a partnership between Government and industry which aims to reform the...

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Government initiatives Lengthy contractual payment periods and late payment have long been considered to be a problem in the construction industry. Failure by a customer...

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This Practice Note sets out key developments in relation to fire safety following the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June 2017. Among other things, it looks at: • the...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Last updated April 2016 The Government Construction Strategy (the ‘Strategy’) was launched in May...

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The Government Construction Strategy 2016–2020 (the ‘Strategy’) was launched on 23 March 2016 by the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (the 'IPA'), reporting to HM...

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What is Soft Landings? Soft Landings was a concept proposed by an architect, Mark Way, based on practical issues he noted arising following building handover to users of...

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Role of the National Infrastructure Commission The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) was set up on an interim basis on 5 October 2015 to 'look at the UK’s future...

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The National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016–2021 ('NIDP') was published by the Infrastructure and Projects Authority ('IPA') on 23 March 2016. It outlined details of...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Last updated April 2016 This archived Practice Note provides an introduction to the government’s...

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