Monday, October 04, 2004

Making like the FT

ePolitix snips:

"Research published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors concludes that the private sector is unlikely to adopt more sustainable building processes unless prompted by governments. Regulation is essential if there is to be any progress in controlling the massive environmental impact of global construction activity, RICS concludes."

and

"The latest CBI financial services quarterly survey finds that 40 per cent of firms said business volumes were down over the past quarter while 26 per cent said they were up. The balance of minus 14 per cent compares with plus 44 per cent in the previous survey and represents the first fall in business volumes for 18 months."

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