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PROJECT ETOPIA APPOINTS JAMES PIKETT AS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

PROJECT ETOPIA APPOINTS JAMES PIKETT AS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Pikett brings with him a decade of experience in the property industry This key hire will help Etopia expand its pipeline of projects He is the first person to hold the post of Development Director at Project Etopia London, 22nd January 2020 – Offsite housebuilding...

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THEN & NOW: EVOLVING CITIES

THEN & NOW: EVOLVING CITIES

Here at My Tool Shed, we thought we’d take a look to see how much some of the fastest-growing cities across the world have vastly evolved over the last 30 years. To highlight this, we wanted to go beyond just showing you stats and figures. As a result. we’ve created...

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5 Renovations You Can do Without Planning Permission

5 Renovations You Can do Without Planning Permission

Renovation projects are both exciting and challenging. But what exactly can you do without planning permission, and is it safe to do it yourself?  Trying to figure out which projects you can do without planning permission can be a bit of a minefield, but don’t panic....

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2020 Property Technology Trends

2020 Property Technology Trends

Proptech, the acronym for Property technology, is a term that will become more and more prevalent soon and basically encompasses the application of information technology and platform economics to the property markets. Some goals of proptech includes reducing...

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London Tube station transformed into ‘PICARDilly’ Circus

London Tube station transformed into ‘PICARDilly’ Circus

Piccadilly Circus renamed for 48 hours ahead of the 24 January launch of new Amazon Prime Video original series Star Trek: Picard in more than 200 territories around the world Themed station branding and signage placed around the station, with special PA announcements...

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Construction recovery needs a VAT cut, says FMB

Construction recovery needs a VAT cut, says FMB

The Chancellor must use the upcoming Budget to slash the rate of VAT on repair and maintenance work and to invest in the construction sector in order to maintain the industry’s recovery, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) in response to the ONS...

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New Routemaster buses to become front-boarding only

New Routemaster buses to become front-boarding only

Middle and rear doors will become exit only to tackle fare evasion More than £3.6m that could be invested in transport is lost every year from fare evasion on New Routemasters Early indications suggest fare evasion more than halved during trial of front-door-only...

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Supporting a Partner Through Starting a Company

Supporting a Partner Through Starting a Company

Supporting a partner when they decide to take on the great adventure that is starting a company can be difficult and extremely rewarding at the same time. Luckily for me, I can look at this situation from both sides of the fence because I have started a company with...

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Halton becomes Millennium Technology Prize partner

Halton becomes Millennium Technology Prize partner

Indoor air company Halton Group has begun cooperation with Technology Academy Finland (TAF) as a Millennium Technology Prize partner on 1 January 2020. The partnership gives Halton the opportunity to help support the development of human-centred innovation in a more...

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Selco break through new landmark for Macmillan

Selco break through new landmark for Macmillan

A charity partnership involving one of the UK’s most prominent builders merchants and Macmillan Cancer Support is celebrating crashing through the £700,000 barrier. Staff, customers and suppliers of Selco Builders Warehouse have embarked on numerous fundraising...

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Guild supports crackdown on criminal landlords

Guild supports crackdown on criminal landlords

Housing Secretary, the Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, announced today that he has pledged new funding to be used to crack down on criminal landlords. In a press release issued this morning, the Housing Secretary said that more than 100 councils across England have been...

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TfL reminds customers of TfL fares freeze in 2020

TfL reminds customers of TfL fares freeze in 2020

All fares set by the Mayor remain frozen during 2020, helping to encourage more people onto public transport Bus and Tram fares remain £1.50, with the Mayor’s Hopper fare allowing unlimited journeys within an hour Adult off-peak fares for Tube journeys within Zones...

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