The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has issued a circular letter informing building control bodies about how to meet nearly zero energy buildings requirements for new buildings.
CIRIA, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association, has published Guidance on the Code of Practice for Property Flood Resilience (C790B) together with Making your Property More Flood Resilient— How the Code of Practice for Property Flood Resilience Can Help (C790C).
Introducing his second Budget, emphasising that he will still do “whatever it takes”, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said that his focus was on preventing the growth of unemployment as the country emerges from the latest lockdown.
Echoing the statement by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday, Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has promised a phased and careful approach to easing lockdown restrictions while continuing to suppress coronavirus.
The Government must use the economic recovery after the Covid-19 crisis as an opportunity to “grow back better” or the UK will face an even greater crisis from climate change and biodiversity collapse, MPs say.
Arguing that it is impossible to totally eliminate the threat of Covid, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out his plan for lifting the current lockdown, balancing continued caution with the need to restore freedoms and boost the economy.
Despite the fact that its data protection rules largely mirrored the EU’s own General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), when the UK came out of the transition period on 1 January 2021, it was no longer recognised by the EU has having “adequacy” in this regard.
A study involving the entire working population of Denmark has found that exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) is linked to an increased risk of developing autoimmune rheumatic disorders, including scleroderma and rheumatoid arthritis.