JUNE 2021

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JUNE 2021

In this issue

That point of difference

Suzie Mayes looks at how the industry has been progressing with the diversity and inclusion agenda. It seems the pandemic may have helped rather than hindered the creation of a more diverse workforce

The Interview Lynda Shillaw, Harworth Group

Lynda Shillaw became the new ceo of land and property regeneration company Harworth Group last Autumn. She talks to Suzie Mayes about her passion for regeneration and sustainable places, her vision for the organisation and Harworth’s customers – housebuilders

Housebuilder Product Awards

The winners have been announced of this year’s Housebuilder Product Awards. We showcase those companies that have proved themselves to be the best in class for products, systems and services

Nature’s benefits

Richard Smith, NHBC’s head of standards, research and innovation, explains the key findings of the NHBC Foundation’s biodiversity report and how the housebuilding industry can work better with nature

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Stepping stone to Future Homes

With new Building Regulations Parts F, L, O and S now in force, Suzie Mayes looks at the changes and how they are affecting SMEs

Image overhaul for a new workforce

Barbara Akinkunmi, assistant design manager at Lovell Partnerships, says the industry needs to improve its image and messaging to attract more women and young people

The Interview –Ian Jones, Backhouse

Ian Jones, md of Backhouse, talks to Suzie Mayes about leading a design-led SME that is now pursuing growth and a wider market, fulfilling the vision of the company’s late founder

Taking Pride in Quality

In June, NHBC revealed its Pride in the Job Quality Award winners. Housebuilder talks to senior regional director Paul Edwards about the meticulous awards judging and why the competition is the “Blue Ribbon Awards” of the industry