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Evolving Connectivity 2022: AV Reception & Distribution

Evolving Connectivity, being held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, is the UK’s leading trade show for the signal reception, content delivery and smart home industry. Evolving Connectivity allows the showcasing of new industry products along with live seminars from keynote industry speakers about the future changes the industry will experience. 

This one-day event is informative, fun and imperative to attend if you're a new start-up or long-standing business.

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Ten issues that will affect construction supply chains in 2022

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, highlights ten issues that will affect construction supply chains in 2022.

1. The Building Safety Bill

The Building Safety Bill, currently making its way through Parliament, is set to change how certain buildings are constructed, maintained and made safe. It will include regulatory reforms on fire safety and quality of construction products and will introduce a developer levy. Virtually everyone involved in the design, construction and management of higher-risk buildings will be affected.

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60 not out! David Armitage celebrates a lifetime in brick

0n7442David Armitage, the founder and chairman of the award-winning York Handmade Brick Company, is celebrating 60 unbroken years in the brick industry.

David joined the industry in 1961 as an apprentice fitter with his family firm George Armitage & Sons, based at Rothwell, near Wakefield. He moved into sales in 1963, eventually becoming Sales Director and later Marketing Director when the business boasted a £20m turnover.

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New report says embedding heritage-led regeneration key to historic towns' future

Embedding heritage-led regeneration within wider investment programmes aimed at revitalising high streets and enhancing local and regional infrastructure, will more effectively drive the growth and renewal of Britain’s historic town centres, says a new report from national planning and development consultancy, Lichfields.

The ‘Historic Opportunities’ report comes at a time of changing fortunes for the nation’s historic towns and sheds light on the environmental, economic and social contributions that heritage-led regeneration can deliver long-term for hundreds of locations across the country.

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Next generation of Built Environment employees on show at Constructionarium

Appointed in September 2021 into a new role with key priorities in levelling up, skills, construction, and net zero, Lee Rowley (Minister for Industry) says the UK needs a multi-disciplinary approach if it is to stay competitive and deliver a workforce that can meet the government’s priority of decarbonising the Built Environment at speed.

His comments came as he visited Constructionarium, a not-for-profit organisation based in Norfolk. It provides essential practical programmes for students in higher and further education studying Built Environment courses and for professionals across the sector who lack practical application by “Turning Theory Into Practice”.

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