More than 1 in 7 species in the UK are facing extinction, according to the WWF. The Environment Act 2021 provides legislation to protect and enhance the UK environment, with aims to halt species decline by 2030. This government update provides an overview of the changes that are being put into effect in November, highlighting the Biodiversity Net Gain Requirements of all developments.
There is currently a housing crisis in the UK, with current estimates putting the number of new homes needed in England at up to 345,000 a year. In this infographic, we explore some of the latest data and key policy initiatives designed to tackle the nation’s need for new housing.