European Union for February 15th

by mel starrs on February 16, 2008

in News

What caught my eye today, February 15th: The High Cost of Low Trust – Stephen Covey on trust in the business place: “With low trust, you get a lot of rules and regulations that take the place of human judgment and creativity” Ultimate House Design – Scott Adams (of Dilbert fame) redesigns the house – […]


HIPs delayed till 1 August

by mel starrs on June 22, 2007

in Part L

I’m a bit very late in commenting on this, but the inevitable delay to HIPs has been announced.  The government’s phased roll requires HIPs for properties with four or more bedrooms from 1 August, followed by three-bed homes once 2,000 energy assessors have qualified, and all homes when 3,000 have qualified. On 22 May NHER […]



by mel starrs on May 3, 2007

in Uncategorized

No longer do you need to rely on a central marketing department to scan the OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) for you – you can have it delivered to your inbox via RSS .  Tenders Electronic Daily (or TED) is available in 23 languages.  Feeds include Construction and Real Estate. If you haven’t […]