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Baugruppen, which simply means “ building groups” is now well established right across Germany, and similar schemes are underway in the Netherlands, and several other north European countries. The Elffreunde project in Vicki-Baum Strasse, a Berlin suburb, was jointly commissioned by a group of eleven young families. Each four-bed property...

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In the run up to an election councils establish a purdah period usually about six weeks beforehand. Purdah comes from the Persian word for curtain. During this time no publicity can take place that actively promotes candidates or political viewpoints except if there is an emergency when politicians...

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If you're a small practice and about to take on more staff, you're potentially quite vulnerable without professional advice. While it’s important for you, as a manager, to have a grip on basic people practices, you should always seek professional advice when there’s a conflict- however small- that...

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The Internet Of Things (IOT) has been around as a concept in computing theory circles since the late 20th century but, arguably, a quotation in Forbes Magazine by MIT professor Kevin Ashton in 2002 marks its advent into the wider world. The premise is that currently the World Wide...

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I run a small practice in central London. We have our biggest job to date working for a major high street retailer. One of my team has been turning up to client meetings in leather motorcycle trousers, braces, and bike boots. This is what he wears in the office,...

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