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Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook September 2023

HSE to inspect construction sites from September | Registration of residential high-rise buildings by October 2023 | Regulations on new
Regulatory Outlook

Environment | UK Regulatory Outlook September 2023

Developers, are you ready for biodiversity net gain obligations? | Consultation launched on SFDR implementation and options to improve framework
Real estate

Under Construction: A round-up of recent legal developments within the UK construction industry

Government provides detail of new building safety regime, developer claims for historic defects, dispute avoidance through risk management
The Built Environment

The new dutyholder regime for the construction of buildings in England

New duties to be imposed on those responsible for commissioning, designing and carrying out the construction of new buildings
The Building Safety Act

Long-awaited clarity received on building control for higher-risk buildings in England

Impact on costs and delay for programmes remains a concern for industry
The Built Environment

International regulatory catch-up can deliver energy transformation gains for logistics

If regulators can keep pace with innovation, such as battery storage, new revenue streams await logistics owners
Real estate

Why preconditions are critical to lease breaks in England and Wales

When tenants want to break a lease, landlords often have recourse to the way it is drafted and the preconditions
Real estate

UK Court of Appeal brings clarity to provisions of the Building Safety Act

Construction sector and developers get more certainty on post-Grenfell safety work issues from URS v BDW ruling
The Built Environment

How understanding data and protecting value is the future warehouse challenge across Europe

Questions around the use of data need to be to the fore for logistics owners and occupiers of facilities of
Real estate

UK County Court rules in favour of tenant refusing landlord break into renewal lease

'Sketchy' redevelopment plans considered insufficient for break right and valuation experts' independence criticised
The Built Environment

How social impact in logistics can deliver for all across Europe's built environment

Logistics can draw lessons from the built environment on how a positive social impact can bring businesses advantages
Dispute resolution

In or out of time? Time bars in engineering, procurement and construction contracts in the UK

Construction contract provisions set timeframes for actions so a party can exercise a right or claim and entitlement