Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers the latest reactions to the Green Deal updates; new tax rules for self-employed workers and how they could damage the economic recovery; HSE construction chief claims death and injuries on UK building sites could increase as the industry comes out of the downturn.
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers claims from industry sources that sub-contractors are being forced to wait at least six months for payment after completing projects of more than 60 days for interim payments; the Education Funding Agency’s shortlist which includes a total of 37 contractors for its £5bn regional framework for school building and refurbishment projects; a study compiled ...
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers a new report which has predicted that significant savings will result from the roll-out of smart meters and in-home displays; Phase 2 of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme came into effect on 1 April; and the UK Fuel Poverty Monitor report’s claims that the government is not doing enough to tackle fuel poverty.
H&V News - 26 MarchSubscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers the reaction to Chancellor George Osborne’s Budget; the European Parliament’s decision to adopt the F-gas consolidated text, paving the way for new regulations, possibly in the next two months; and the Scottish Affairs Committee’s fight to ban constructions firms that blacklist workers or have not taken sufficient steps to compensate victims from public contracts.
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers the government’s proposals for the future of the Energy Companies Obligation scheme; Interserve announces its plans to buy Rentokil’s Initial Facilities business for £250m; Green Deal faces more criticism from the the industry.
H&V News - 26 FebruarySubscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers Welsh Finance Minister Jane Hutt’s announcement that tackling late payment in the construction supply chain is a key priority for the Welsh Government; Irish contractor Siac Construction Group has received approval from the High Court in Dublin to exit examinership; and consumer interest in Green Deal has picked up in recent months with 129,842 Green ...
H&V News - 12 FebruarySubscription
Exclusive: Only available in our digital edition, H&V News readers and members of our LinkedIn group challenged DECC to answer the big questions about the domestic RHI.
H&V News - January 29Subscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News reviews the European Commission’s aims to reduce emission by 40 per cent below the 1990 level by 2030, how the government has met its target for payments to construction industry supply chains, and an exclusive look at the answers provided by the DECC to H&V News’ readers’ questions about the forthcoming Renewable Heat Incentive.
H&V News - 15 JanuarySubscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News reviews reactions from the industry to the Electricity Market Reform Delivery Plan and the government achieving Royal Assent for the Energy Act 2013; and the job losses incurred by Sharp Solar ceases its solar production; skills shortages rising due to NZ attracting skilled UK workers.
H&V News - 11 DecVideoSubscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News reviews the government’s autumn statement, which has received a largely positive welcome from the building services sector; the updates to commercial and domestic RHI; changes to the Green Deal by DECC; and reactions to changes within the Energy Bill to redefine fuel poverty classification.