Month: March 2021

Has Brexit damaged the construction industry?

It’s just over two months since the UK-EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement was signed – all within the midst of a global pandemic – so, is it living up to our expectations? For the construction industry, the key questions have been: Can we still get access to materials? Do we still have a sufficient workforce? …

UCL appoints CPC to its Building Surveying Services Framework

CPC are delighted to have been appointed by UCL to provide Building Surveying services under a new consultancy framework agreement. CPC will be supporting the Estate Team in delivering its Capital and Strategic Management Plan to optimise and transform its estate into a world leading campus. The University is over half way through a £1.2bn …

Budget 2021 – The impact for Property & Construction

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, presented his latest Budget this month.  The centre piece signalled his plans for recovery to boost the economy whilst controlling the levels of government debt. So, what does this mean for the built environment?  Will the introduction of 95% mortgage guarantees be rocket fuel for housebuilders? How will …

Allen Beever joins CPC as Partner

CPC has strengthened its property & construction division with the appointment of Allen Beever, as Partner. Allen will lead CPC’s cost and commercial management consultancy services in the Health, Education, Science and Technology (HEST) sectors. Previously a Director at Arcadis, Allen led its Cost Management Services for ‘UK South’, managing a team of 30 people …