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New regulator established to ensure construction materials are safe

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New regulator established to ensure construction materials are safe

New regulator established to ensure construction materials are safe New national construction products regulator set up to ensure homes are built from safe materials. Published 19 January 2021 National regulator established to ensure homes are built from safe materials Action taken as Grenfell Inquiry reveals manufacturers ignored safety rules Independent review will examine faults in the system and recommend how abuse can be prevented Residents will be protected through the establishment of a national regulator which will ensure materials used to build homes will be made safer, the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced today (19 January 2021). The regulator...

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Strong housing market fuels UK construction industry rebound

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Strong housing market fuels UK construction industry rebound

Strong housing market fuels UK construction industry rebound The rebound in UK construction activity accelerated in September, supported by a mini-housing boom that helped the economic recovery even as tightening restrictions clouded the outlook. The IHS UK purchasing managers’ index for construction rose to 56.8 in September from 54.6 in the previous month. This is the fourth consecutive reading above 50, which indicates the majority of businesses have reported improving activity. The reading beat the 54 forecast by economists polled by Reuters and signalled the fastest pace of growth in nearly five years. “Following August’s slowdown, growth in UK construction...

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