More than 100 industry leaders – including from CBRE, British Land and Legal & General – have signed a letter urging the government to incorporate a net-zero transition, nature’s recovery and climate resilience at the heart of the UK’s new planning system.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority has authorised the first trial of routine drone flights outside a pilot’s line of sight, which could have significant implications for logistics, construction and retail.
Premium adult electric scooter company, AER Electric has welcomed the UK Government’s plans to fast-track e-scooter trials as part of a national initiative to get people back to work using alternative, sustainable methods of public transport after the lockdown.
“Candle is a challenge to the industry to do better,” says Tijmen Schep, the Dutch inventor behind a privacy friendly smart home concept. “It’s a challenge, like a slap in the face of Google and all those companies like, ‘Hey why don’t do you do it differently?’”
On Friday consultation closes on controversial government plans to introduce new environmental standards for building regulations which many in property say is a backwards step just when leaps forward are needed. Adam Branson investigates.