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Autumn Budget: Impact on the built environment

 
1st November 2018    |     Chris Evans: Deputy Managing Director

The Autumn Budget brought with it many welcome pledges and some concerning contradictions, all of which will continue to shape all UK towns, cities, infrastructure and the wider built environment. Deputy Managing Director, Chris Evans, shares his thoughts on the Chancellor’s latest budget announcements.

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Posts from 2018

Autumn Budget: Impact on the built environment

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1st November 2018    |     Chris Evans

The Autumn Budget brought with it many welcome pledges and some concerning contradictions, all of which will continue to shape all UK towns, cities, infrastructure and the wider built environment. Deputy Managing Director, Chris Evans, shares his thoughts on the Chancellor’s latest budget announcements.

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Road to the future

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18th September 2018    |     Peter Rolton

Last week, Birmingham hosted an exciting world first: the Zero Emission Vehicle Summit. Officially opened with a speech from Theresa May, our Prime Minister declared an intention to “put the UK at the forefront of the design and manufacturing of zero-emission vehicles”, announcing that the country is already taking “significant strides forward” in this area and pledging £106m in research and development funding for low carbon and green vehicle technologies.

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Young people want an electric vehicle, but what does the National Infrastructure Assessment say about the ability to deliver?

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17th July 2018    |     Chris Evans

We seem to be on the cusp of electric vehicles (EVs) becoming the preferred choice for the majority of young people, as according to a recent AA survey, over 50% of youngsters would like to own an electric car. However, there’s a long way to go before UK electrical and EV charging infrastructure is ready for this scale of change.

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Alternative energy generation for building owners

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2nd February 2018    |     Chris Evans

With energy demands for many businesses rising, Deputy Managing Director Chris Evans was recently featured in Energy World in an article exploring the energy challenges currently facing organisations. Within, he makes the case for building owners and operators to take control of the situation and encourages the consideration of decentralised energy sources.

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