Clearance Week

Clearance Week

How do you solve a problem like falling behind on your planning applications? Recently, a number of Planning Departments have been employing a new tactic – Clearance Week – in attempts to resolve their application backlog. This process involves planning officers...
Does net-zero start today?

Does net-zero start today?

An uplift to Part L of the new Building Regulations (confusingly known as Part L:2021) comes into force today. It represents a flagship moment in the drive to improve energy efficiency in buildings and a stepping stone to the Future Homes Standard and Future Buildings...
Part L 2021/FHS/FBS Briefing Note

Part L 2021/FHS/FBS Briefing Note

As a flagship policy to drive energy efficiency in buildings and as a stepping stone to the Future Homes Standard and the Future Buildings Standard, which will come into force in 2025, an uplift to Part L of the Building Regulations has been implemented in June 2022....
The Journey so far… a new dawn for EV Charging

The Journey so far… a new dawn for EV Charging

The number of plug-in vehicles on our roads is rapidly increasing but can we keep up with demand? In 2021, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders calculated this number to be nearly 750,000, an increase of 280% from 2019, but whilst this demonstrates a...