Student housing design by CZWG Architects approved

The London firm of  CZWG Architects has received planning permission for its £21m student accommodation proposal designed for Ely Properties. The new building, situated in Finsbury Park, London, will house around 400 student apartments on five floors above new commercial space on the ground floor. Read more: interserve plc news Continue Reading

New online tax liability calculator for contractors

The Contract services firm of Hudson Contract has launched an online calculator that enables contractors to weigh the risks of an HMRC status inspection going against them. The new online Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) calculator allows firms to check if their contracts for self employed subbies will meet HMRC requirements. Continue Reading

Robert Stern called in to to end competition deadlock at Oxford University

Oxford University’s expansion is stalled by style wars Robert Stern from Yale University has been parachuted into the midst of a prestigious competition for Oxford University because of  a “deadlock” over whether to chose a modern or classical architect. The original shortlist for the £30 million Institute of Public Policy Continue Reading