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  • The Welsh Assembly has introduced a ban on the use of combustible cladding. The ban, which came into effect on the 13th January 2020, will apply to all new buildings, and to existing buildings being refurbished and will cover blocks of flats, care homes and hospitals over 18m high. A BBC...

  • Further to our news item ‘Valuation of high-rise properties’, we can now bring you an update relating to a ‘Certificate for valuations’ which is about to be finalised and will hopefully solve the problem for the thousands of people that have been unable to sell or re-mortgage their flats since...

  • A recent press release from the Government announced new funding will supply £3 million to Jobcentres in order to help support homeless people. This money will see staff from the Jobcentres assisting people living on the streets, on the streets, or in charity run day centres where people without homes may...

  • The Scottish Government have released a consultation seeking views on proposals to set a standard for energy efficiency in owner occupied homes. Scotland has set in law a target for reaching net-zero emissions by 2045, with 75% reductions by 2030. In 2017 15% of all greenhouse gas emissions in Scotland were from the residential sector....

  • Storm Brendan has certainly left a mark on the country this week. In Slough, Berkshire, a large section of roof was blown off a block of flats and scaffolding from a 10-storey block in Orpington, London, collapsed on Tuesday night due to the high winds. Elsewhere, brick walls have collapsed,...