In the news…

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It’s been another busy week of news. Here’s a round-up of Magenta’s favourite stories from the past few days.. Unprecedented Support by MPs to prevent another Carillion Following the collapse of Carillion earlier this year, the Aldous Bill, the largest fair payments campaign ever formed in the UK, now has support from over 200 MPs.  In addition to the support of …

Diversity key topic of conversation at Mipim

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With many different industries being affected by accusations of discrimination and harassment, including the real estate sector, it was refreshing to see so many women at this year’s Mipim. Talking to some long-time attendees of the world’s annual property fest, women property professionals have moved from being a rare sight a decade ago, to about 20-25 per cent of visitors …

EcoBuild 2016: The good, the smart and the future

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(Written by Clare Calder) The EcoBuild Conference is now more than a decade old. Each year it brings together thousands of professionals looking to learn, network and be inspired. There were 3 distinct themes for this year’s conference to reflect growth in Homes, Architecture & Next Generation. I attended Homes, keen to learn about and discuss good housing and smart …