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Posted: 25th November
By: rlf

housing

Creative Construction

Want an example of creative construction? Covent Garden has long been home to a diverse collection of living statues and street performers, but now, thanks to a surreal new installation by Hackney-based artist Alex Chinneck, architecture and construction are also joining in the fun.

Chinneck is no stranger to architectural optical illusions, having previously designed a sliding house in Margate, entitled ‘From t...

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Posted: 20th November
By: rlf

"RLF were very responsive and worked efficiently with our other advisors to secure a significant reduction in our tax assessment and a rebate for previous years. Their specialist knowledge also enabled us to significantly accelerate the allowances and tax savings. We also appreciated their personable and professional approach, and are already using them on other transactions."

Partner Rosemount Park Street LLP

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Posted: 17th November
By: rlf

housing

Construction companies aim for carbon emission reductions

In November 2013, construction industry leaders joined Commercial Secretary to the Treasury, Lord Deighton and the then Business and Energy Minister, Michael Fallon, in signing the Infrastructure Carbon Review (ICR) - an initiative designed to reduce carbon in infrastructure.

The review sets out a series of actions for government, clients and suppliers to reduce carbon from the construction and operation of the UK...

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Posted: 13th November
By: rlf

"By first taking the time to truly understand our business needs, the intricacies of our project and – just as importantly – our business culture, RLF were able to confidently guide us through a challenging project without fuss or stress."

John McCauley, Director, DJA

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Posted: 11th November
By: rlf

"RLF provides us with an excellent all-round service.  Their understanding of the social housing sector and their proactive approach has undoubtedly brought added value to our development programme."

David Sheppard, Affinity Sutton

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Posted: 11th November
By: rlf

housing

Labour’s Lyons Housing Review

With housing and construction a continual issue for the UK, Labour leader Ed Miliband has endorsed sweeping reforms that he claims will help communities build hundreds of thousands of new homes in areas of need, and ensure that first time buyers are given priority access to these houses.

The ‘Lyons Housing Review,’ which was published earlier this month by Sir Michael Lyons, identifies changes which need to be...

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