February 2016

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In this issue

The Tinker Man

Crest Regeneration chairman Chris Tinker on winning awards, promoting sustainability and good place-making

The year ahead

Industry experts discuss what’s in store for housebuilding this year

Top managers

NHBC announces the winners of the Pride in the Job Awards

Bath time

Our look at trends in the bathroom market

The heat is on

Trends and innovation in new home heating

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The Interview - Jonathan Cranley & Ben Leather, Spitfire Bespoke Homes

Jonathan Cranley and Ben Leather are regional managing directors of Spitfire Bespoke Homes in the south and Midlands respectively. They talk to Suzie Mayes about design challenges, the joys of belonging to a medium housebuilder and how they both intend to lead the rapid growth of the business

Doing digital

With the traditional model of home buying in decline, Niclas Staberg calls for the industry to embrace the technologies that are changing the way people buy homes

Future Home unknowns

So far there has been little detail divulged on The Future Home Standard beyond the Spring Statement announcement. Suzie Mayes looks at what we know so far and what the industry thinks

HBF Viewpoint

HBF Policy director David O'Leary examines the latest round of mandatory gender pay gap reporting and looks at how the industry is performing - and what it should do to improve