April 2015

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In this issue

The skills issue

The PM leads the way in seeking to tackle the crisis facing the industry

The hustings begin

The Conservatives, Labour and the Lib Dems all sent senior figures to the HBF Policy conference to outline their housing policies ahead of the election

Richard Werth

The former Banner boss is looking to advise smaller housebuilders on exit strategies

Youthful looks

The NHBC Foundation has canvassed the views of young people on housebuilding and the industry

Up on the roof

Our look at the products and innovations in the roofing sector

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The Interview - James Williams, Sero

James Williams is co-founder and md of Sero, a Cardiff-based zero carbon housebuilder and sustainable energy service company. He talks to Suzie Mayes about the company's growth plans, "true zero" and the challenges of expressing the value of low carbon abodes

Neutralising the nitrate problem

Natural England's decision last year that schemes should be nitrate neutral is creating obstacles for housebuilders. Steve Menary reports on the possible reasons behind nitrate problems and what can be done.

New Standards

NHBC has launched its technical Standards for 2021. Head of standards Richard Smith outlines the changes that come into effect at the start of the new year

Changes and challenges at HMI 2020

The annual Housing Market Intelligence conference and report turned digital this year. Delegates logged in to hear speakers discuss the changing landscape from Covid-19, the surprisingly robust housing market and other challenges the industry faces as it looks ahead.