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300,000 homes – The Full Measure

One of the more eye-catching things to come out of the Budget last week was the Chancellor’s pledge for 300,000 new homes per year in England.

By Rebecca Larkin at 1 Dec 2017

Autumn Budget 2017 – A closer look at the housing announcements

It wasn’t until two-thirds of the way through the Budget that the Chancellor’s focus turned to housing and he unveiled his headline-grabbing announcements. They were pretty hard to ignore: £44 billion of funding, loans and guarantees to increase net additional housing supply to 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s and the abolition of stamp duty for 95% of first-time buyer purchases. But what does this mean in practice?

By Rebecca Larkin at 1 Dec 2017

The impact of trade remedies on the UK construction sector

Most commentators tend to talk about Brexit in binary permutations of hard/soft, deal/no deal, transition/cliff edge. This does a disservice to the enormous decisions the UK must make in the coming months in order to strike out on our own. Not trivialities like a bold new independent policy on the acceptable bend in bananas, but important choices on the fundamental rules under which our businesses will operate.

By Tom Reynolds (British Ceramics Confederation) at 21 Nov 2017

Stamp duty changes in the Budget – what are the options?

Stamp duty, or Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) to use its official name, is paid on the purchase of residential properties, the purchase of non-residential property such as shops, offices or agricultural land, and is also paid on new non-residential leases.

By Rebecca Larkin at 1 Nov 2017

CRASH: The construction industry’s charity

CRASH is the construction industry’s charity. A unique and practical charity that assists homeless and hospice charities with construction related projects.

By CRASH Guest Blog at 26 Oct 2017

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