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Constructing Excellence South West Construction Summit

It was great to be out of our homes and offices to see everyone recently, the event provided us with the opportunity to network and discuss our ideas in person. Something which has been sorely missed!

Mary presented on ‘Overcoming blockers or issues to delivering MMC in the social housing sector’, if you missed it or would like a re-cap, we have a blog available on our website!

Read the full blog post here.


Social value – the people approach

As we are all aware social value is a wide-ranging topic which has become more prevalent in the public sector since the inception of the Social Value Act (2012). The squeeze on public sector budgets has exacerbated the need for social value to help generate the desired value for money outcomes.

So how do you guarantee that social value is being included in your procurement practices and projects?

Read the full blog post here.


Unlocking the value of MMC for social housing

Tony Woods, Technical Manager at LHC the contracting authority for SWPA, explains how sector collaboration can help social housing providers to fully embrace MMC.

Read the full blog post here.


How offsite technology is transforming UK construction

By David Harris, Managing Director of Premier Modular

Offsite technology has improved significantly over the last 5-10 years as has the sector’s ability to manage the delivery of these projects with the least disruption possible.

The modular sector is now much more mature, and the technical and project management capabilities among the leading offsite specialists have advanced hugely – to the benefit of clients and contractors needing high quality, fast-track solutions.

Read the full guest blog post here.

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