NEWS

Right to Build Task Force Director shares Self and Custom ...

07/Oct/2019

Sign up to Homes UK 27-28 November to hear Mario Wolf Right to Build Task Force director sharing the best and most up to date practice ...

Shropshire Council backs multi-plot Self Build site ...

26/Sep/2019

Shropshire Council is continuing its proactive approach with an application for a 37 Self Build plot site in London Road ...

Right to Build Day on 30 October to test planning ...

24/Sep/2019

The 30th October 2019 marks the date on which councils must demonstrate whether they have granted sufficient ‘development permissions’ for the 18,000 people signed up to their local Custom and ...

VAT Survey 2019: establishing the size of the UK Custom ...

23/Sep/2019

NaCSBA has launched its survey for Self Builders who have reclaimed Value Added Tax (VAT) on their project, and is asking the entire industry to share details of the survey ...

Right to Build drives work stream for multi-plot sites ...

19/Sep/2019

This October marks the first Right to Build Day, when councils must demonstrate how they are fulfilling their duties under the Right to Build legislation, and NaCSBA expects the number ...

BuildLoan welcomes Hinckley & Rugby Build Society’s new Self Build ...

19/Sep/2019

A new Self Build mortgage product has been launched by Hinckley & Rugby Building Society (HRBS), available through BuildLoan to mortgage intermediaries with self-build clients. The partnership capitalises on HRBS’s ...

One year delay to Reverse Charge VAT announced ...

17/Sep/2019

The new Domestic Reverse Charge has been delayed until 1 October 2020, giving the construction SMEs more time to prepare for the change ...

Self Build stays on the agenda with new cabinet ...

17/Sep/2019

The new cabinet is coming out in support of Custom and Self Build as a part of a wider route to growing housing supply in the UK ...

Scottish Planning Act requires authorities to maintain lists of aspiring ...

12/Sep/2019

The new Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 requires planning authorities to maintain a list of people wishing to Self Build ...

IEA calls for ‘lighter touch’ for self-build as part of ...

27/Aug/2019

The Institute of Economic Affairs recently published Raising the Roof, a report on solving the UK’s housing crisis, including a call for a “lighter touch” in terms of planning to facilitate ...