The planning challenge
The government's proposed revisions to the National Planning Framework have caused concerns. As the consultation closes, Suzie Mayes gauges the industry's views on the possible impact to homes delivery.
The Interview - Karl Battersby, Brierley Homes
Karl Battersby is chairman of Brierley Homes, established by North Yorkshire County Council. He talks to Suzie Mayes about the importance of profit, quality housebuilding and bringing building in-house.
Evolving an ageing workforce
Barbara Akinkunmi, assistant design manager at Lovell says the industry must attract younger and more diverse talent to tackle the issue of an ageing workforce.
Planning changes threaten later living delivery
Zoe Curran of planning consultant Boyer (London) looks at how amendments to the National Planning Policy Framework could worsen the housing crisis for the older generation.