Features

The latest news, features, comment and analysis of the UK housebuilding market covering policy, regulation, planning, technology, new developments and products

NHBC Regional Awards

NHBC takes the Pride in the Job Regional Awards online

Nov. 4, 2020 Feature

NHBC has held its Pride in the Job Regional Awards digitally. Housebuilder discovers how the events team harnessed technology to help the industry celebrate

HMI 2020 Chart 10

HMI 2020 - Home building before and after Covid-19

Nov. 4, 2020 Feature

Brian Green, editor of the Housing Market Report which is published this month, gives a preview of the detailed analysis that appears in the report, looks at...

Mark Booth

The Interview - Mark Booth, Hayfield

Nov. 4, 2020 Feature

Mark Booth is md of Hayfield, an SME formed only three years ago. He talks to Suzie Mayes about making a name for the business and putting the customer first

Fizzy

Alternative living

Oct. 7, 2020 Feature

There is more to homes than those built for ownership. Suzie Mayes looks at alternative housing tenures and models

Apprentice

Training new talent with NHBC's first apprenticeship scheme

Oct. 7, 2020 Feature

NHBC has launched its first ever apprenticeship, aiming to develop the next generation of talent. Housebuilder finds out about the programme

Tariq Usmani

The Interview - Tariq Usmani, Henley Homes

Oct. 7, 2020 Feature

Tariq Usmani is ceo of London-based Henley Homes. He talks to Suzie Mayes about efficiencies, reading the pandemic and giving people a second chance

Water and sewerage reforms – a warning for housebuilders

Sept. 18, 2020 Feature

Ray Farrow and Steve Wielebski have produced a report looking at the “dark art” of water and sewerage sector costs and charging

Planning white paper

Big announcements for a busy autumn

Sept. 2, 2020 Feature

Suzie Mayes gauges housebuilders’ thoughts on the Help to Buy extension and planning white paper - the summer's big announcements

September 2020 - Front cover

SWOT 2020 - Covid – a Threat and an Opportunity

Sept. 2, 2020

The pandemic dominates this year’s industry SWOT analysis - but Covid is an Opportunity as well as a Threat

NHBC Accepts credit

Building confidence in innovative construction with NHBC Accepts

Aug. 10, 2020 Feature

In July, NHBC launched NHBC Accepts – its new service for fast tracking MMC systems for warranty. Housebuilder reports