Announcement: Update & Information on 2020 Events

The safety and wellbeing of our staff and those who attend our physical events is of absolute paramount importance to Built Environment Networking – and that’s why we’d today like to make an important announcement on our events schedule for the remainder of 2020. As global health concerns continue to develop, our team has been […]

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Government Acts to Safeguard Affordable Homes During Pandemic

A scheme to help get more families across England into affordable homes has been extended by a year, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced today. Following unavoidable delays in the construction industry due to coronavirus, it is estimated that the building of 53,000 new affordable homes have stalled. The Government is stepping in to safeguard […]

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Project Speed: Framework-Enabled Accelerated Procurement Holds the Key to Construction Bounceback

THE Prime Minister today outlined his plans to ‘build build build’ and ‘build back better’ during a speech in the West Midlands, intended to help the country – and economy – bounce back as quickly as possible. Gerard Toplass, executive chairman at Pagabo, reacts to the investment promises and discusses how procurement can assist with the […]

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How the Industry’s Business Development Experts are Connecting and Adapting During the Covid-19 Outbreak…

Everyone has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. In trying to stop the spread of the disease, it has fundamentally reshaped the way we all communicate. Applications such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams went overnight from relative obscurity, to essentials. Business has had to go through a transformation to operate in the current climate. For […]

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Sustainability and Green Infrastructure in a Post Covid-19 World.

The recent Coronavirus epidemic has placed greater focus on sustainability within the built environment, the speakers at the recent Sustainable Development & Green Infrastructure Webinar concluded. “We need green infrastructure professionals involved from the start. This still isn’t happening enough,” said Toby Gibbs, Managing Director for Logika Consultants. He explained that within the design process […]

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The Future of Towers and Tall Buildings

Supporting the Built Environment Network (04 June 2020), Montagu Evans joined a panel of experts to debate the future of tall buildings.  Dr Chris Miele, a partner at Montagu Evans who specialises in advising on this form of development, reported that client interest was holding up surprisingly well, even in the office sector. He saw […]

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Construction Organisations Team Up To Drive Change For Site Wellbeing

National framework organisation Pagabo has entered into a partnership with health technology brand Moodbeam to look after and promote the wellbeing of everyone working on projects in the built environment through the use of wearable technology. Moodbeam One is the world’s first wearable device, focused on capturing mood in real time through the simple pressing […]

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