June 2015

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Nice couple moving in

The housebuilding industry’s reaction to the Conservative victory

Chuckles for charity

The Chuckle Brothers help the industry hit a million at the Housebuilder Marie Curie Brain Game

The unlovely bones

What do you do when archaeological digs or rare fauna are found on your site?

Lucent Group

We talk to Charles Flynn, ceo of strategic land developer Lucent

Cracking up

NHBC has a new campaign to raise standards in foundation design and construction

Chilling out

A look at the latest in the heating and ventilation market

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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