IHBC’s new ‘HESPR News’ feature update: Director’s selection for this month, from RICS review to Swindon’s ‘Flying Saucer’

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, while the Director’s occasional news listing feature this week offers its members links to updates from a wide range of outlets.

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IHBC Director Seán O’Reiily said: ‘As we collate our tenders and NewsBlogs, we also find lots of HESPR-related content alongside the usual NewsBlog gems and nuggets.  So each week we include with our ‘News and Tender Alerts a cross-section of those we think most relevant.’

For this week the HESPR news headlines included:

  • The authorities that are using planning powers to cut carbon emissions
  • Contractors eye latest Fleet Street deal to come up for grabs
  • RICS appoints former senior civil servant to lead future purpose review
  • Bill seeks to impose new controls on quarries
  • Vision unveiled for £2bn 200-acre new neighbourhood
  • Five things you should know about the RICS’ external reviewer
  • RIBA says architects maintained profits despite covid-19 turmoil
  • Demolition of Swindon ‘flying saucer’ averted as leisure complex is listed
  • Stockpiling sends tender prices surging, RLB report finds
  • Dozens bag spots on consultants’ £1.7bn Crown Commercial Services framework
  • dMFK gets green light to revamp Charles Voysey’s only commercial building
  • RIBA House of the Year 2021: How green are the contenders?

The service also includes a selection from our host partner of our own Conservation Wiki, the Designing Buildings circular, and our selection this week includes:

  • COP26 – A review of achievements and disappointments
  • IHBC responds to PDR and defence infrastructure development
  • US water heating trends
  • A showcase of She ethnic culture
  • Diversity and inclusion in construction
  • Faithful reinstatement preferred option for Mackintosh Building
  • Unite union criticises ‘Rights on Site’ legal initiative
  • Construction sector quicker to respond to Grenfell repercussions than fire service sector

For more on HESPR and how to become a HESPR member see hespr.ihbc.org.uk

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For a free promotion of your tendering opportunities and work needs to the IHBC’s HESPR members, please send details and links to Joanna at contact@ihbc.org.uk, as soon as possible.

Tenders can also be advertised for a fee with IHBC Jobs etc, including a targeted email to 2500+ recipients as well as full coverage on our NewsBlog alerts and social platforms (membership and followers c.25,000) and websites with c. 250,000 visits a month. Contact Joanna at contact@ihbc.org.uk

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