2017 Outlook

2017 Outlook

2017 Outlook This time last year it would have seemed fanciful to suggest that after a vote to leave the EU, the UK would grow as fast as the remainder of the global economy, but we did quite well in the circumstances! However there are changes afoot as the...
Draft EIA Regulations 2017: An Overview

Draft EIA Regulations 2017: An Overview

Draft EIA Regulations 2017: An Overview On 14 December 2016 DCLG released the technical consultation on plans for amending the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations for planning and major infrastructure. The changes are required to transpose the 2014...
One year on from last year’s floods

One year on from last year’s floods

A year after extensive flooding affected the north of the country, Ian Joyner, flood risk lead at CBRE, discusses the significance of two recent announcements. Thousands of homes and businesses were flooded last winter, leading to much finger-pointing from politicians...
Don’t Forget to Design in Security

Don’t Forget to Design in Security

Don’t Forget to Design in Security We read a lot about new ways of working, the future of the workspace and the need for flexibility, however we cannot forget about physical security of the workspace. The threat of terrorism isn’t new and future design concepts...