Tag : budget
The Life of BrianSubscription
The most impressive queues at Ecobuild 2011 have generally been reserved for people looking for a caffeine fix.
If you wanted proof that green building can lead to employment, look no further than the numbers of staff at Ecobuild 2011.
The greenest government ever?Subscription
It’s May 2010 and a new coalition government has entered Downing Street. Flowers are in bloom, lambs are a-springing (allegedly) and newly elected Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his intention to make this the “greenest government ever”.
Maths, with Grant ShappsSubscription
The New Homes Bonus sounds like a good thing, but how much of a good thing is it? Lets do some maths....
CSR - disaster or opportunity?Subscription
CSR - it's bad, right? Lots of cuts, so we're all going to be poor and have no work? Well, every cloud has a silver lining, the secret is finding it...
So, the budget, not as bad as we feared, but still a major missed opportunity...?
C'mon Paul, cut the red tapeSubscription
Speeding the pace of public procurement, and reducing the money spent on the process so that more finds its way into the economy has never been more vital. So we need, right now, a real focus on cutting red tape ....
Get Rid of the Old BoilerSubscription
Chancellor Darling made some rudimentary marketing errors in his PBR, especially where construction is concerned. Will changing 125,000 boilers save the planet?