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Understanding current business and built environment themes is essential for today's organisations and professionals.
Knowing where to start can be confusing, but this blog can provide a no nonsense awareness to what matters today.
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Improvement advocate in the built environment with a passion for social media, wildness, music, mountains, walking, cycling, astronomy, geostuff, outdoor, inspirations, dark skies, connectivity, edge of chaos, improvement, natural environment, CSR, built environment, virtual worlds, resilience, community enterprise ... and more
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Category Archives: politics
Snippets from todays launch of the Governments Response to the industry’s Innovation Growth Team Report: Business Minister Mark Prisk said: “An efficient, effective and profitable construction industry is at the heart of any growing economy. “Meeting the UK’s commitment to … Continue reading
The Government have recently published its Construction Strategy, aiming to address … widespread acknowledgement across Government and within industry – backed by recent studies – that the UK does not get full value from public sector construction; and that it has failed to exploit the … Continue reading
A welcomed and important perspective on the UK Low Carbon Transition Plan was posted by Rob Hopkins on the Transition blog: After many months of Ed Milliband putting himself out there are a Secretary of State for Energy and Climate … Continue reading
Addressing the existing uk building stock and in particular non domestic stock is mush talked about – but unlike housing not too much action as yet. The All Party Urban Development Group is undertaking its latest inquiry, exploring ways to … Continue reading
The recent speech by Tom Watson MP, Minister for Transformational Governance, Power of Information, can be found here and is a fascinating overview and history of information management – well worth a read.
The government has released today the short list for Eco Towns, and they are: Bordon, Hampshire Coltishall, Norfolk Curborough, Staffordshire Elsenham, Essex Ford, West Sussex Hanley Grange, Cambridgeshire Imerys, Cornwall Leeds city region, West Yorkshire Manby, Lincolnshire Marston Vale and … Continue reading