The Government are conductinga review of building regulations for housing standards, the aim is to save time and money for the industry. The NBS provide a good overview of the changes for 2014.
The European Commission has just released the Blue Guide 2014. This covers all aspects of the New Approach Directives including CE marking.
BRE has issued for consultation its proposed methodology for materials (Mat 01) under the newBREEAM refurbishment and fit-out scheme. The consultation closes 17 April.
Finally it has been reported by the Build Show that the UK’s construction industry feels let down by the government, with71% of builders and contractors claiming they do not feel supported by Whitehall policy.