Legal & Business
The Government confirming that it will legislate to require all new-build homes and offices with parking spaces to have electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints would be a game-changer in the shift to net-zero transportation. However, it could pose huge potential challenges, say Shakespeare Martineau’s Neil Gosling, Partner and Head of Residential Development, and Isaac Murdy, Trainee Solicitor in the energy team.
The continuing focus on building safety should be welcomed, but all hazards need to be identified and put under the spotlight, says Wrexham Mineral Cables’ Commercial Manager, Steve Williams.
As lockdown measures are eased, it will be fascinating to see how different sectors of the UK economy respond. Positively, the early signs are promising for the construction industry, says Jamie Johnson, CEO of FJP Investment.
Construction projects are highly complex and interconnected undertakings, and the myriad decisions made across the phases of a project shape the outcomes. How can organisations managing such projects optimise that decision-making to drive project success? Karthik Venkatasubramanian, Vice President of Data and Analytics at Oracle Construction and Engineering, investigates.
James Brett, Director of London-based construction contractor, Edgeley Construction, discusses the importance of building pre-construction into the main contractor’s package.