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Bonds v guarantees

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A document can be called a bond or a guarantee. Does the name matter and what is the difference between them?


Healthy housebuilding

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New briefing note is launched focusing on increasing knowledge of housing that promotes health and wellbeing.


Arbitration

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Arbitration is a private, contractual form of dispute resolution used in the construction industry.


Green building

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The European Parliament has approved a revised Energy Performance of Buildings directive.


Retentions bill

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One in six MPs supports the ring-fencing of retentions as proposed in the 'Aldous Bill'.


Stakeholder management

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A stakeholder is anyone who has an interest in the process or outcome of a construction project.


Ethical labour sourcing

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BRE launches online self-assessment tool for ethical labour sourcing.


Grenfell​

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Tower refurbishment failed to meet safety standards on several counts, according to leaked report.


Structure definition

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It may seem obvious but what does the term 'structure' refer to within a built environment context?


Carillion​

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Carillion's liabilities could be much higher than previously thought, according to Receiver.


Book review

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Photographing Historic Buildings, by the former head of photography at English Heritage.


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