Housebuilders, banks and investors who gathered to discuss the findings in a new ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) report agreed that capital availability for developments is soon likely to be increasingly linked to ESG performance.
Clearer Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) regulation is needed to accelerate success and growth opportunities in the housebuilding sector, a joint study from law firm Womble Bond Dickinson and the University of Cambridge has found. The research, titled ESG: Investing in the built envir
Frances Tait, who works in the construction and engineering team at Womble Bond Dickinson, outlines the combustible cladding legislation changes set to be introduced in Scotland. Everyone's full attention has been on the Building Safety Bill (now the Building Safety Act 2022) receiving Royal Assent
Rosie Gollan, an Edinburgh-based solicitor at law firm Womble Bond Dickinson, looks at the Building Safety Bill and its implications in Scotland. Following the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, the UK Government has been reviewing and taking steps to reform our building and fire safety regimes.
Womble Bond Dickinson partner Simon Lewis on the continuing discussion around building safety, and particularly the replacement of combustible cladding. The UK Government’s February 2021 announcement on support measures for affected buildings came against a backdrop of increasing pressure to i
Now is the time to consider the role of Modern Methods of Construction in the future of the construction sector, says partner Ian Atkinson and solicitor Ryan Lavers at law firm Womble Bond Dickinson. The construction sector is fundamentally important to the UK economy. Often cited as the barome