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The spectacular fall of WeWork poses questions about the future of the London office market - and property plans for charities. 

WeWork opened its first co-working spaces in London five years ago. It offered a fashionably-bare, open-plan spaces with flexible conferencing facilities, super-fast internet, free coffee and even bars. The model worked: by last month WeWork had opened nearly 50 co-working spaces across London.…

The consumer organisation Which? Says many energy companies “risk misleading their customers” about renewable electricity.

Energy suppliers are increasingly offering to supply 'green' energy - but an investigation by Which? has found some companies are advertising 100 per cent renewable energy while not generating or buying any renewable energy from suppliers.

Instead, they are just buying certificates that…

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors will target three key issues in discussions with government policymakers during 2019/20.

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has announced that it will prioritise housing supply, the future of the high street and climate change in its discussions with national and regional governments.

On housing supply, the RICS says…

The Home Office has announced a new round of funding through The Places of Worship Protective Security Scheme.

The Home Office has announced a new round of funding through The Places of Worship Protective Security Scheme. Applicants will be able to apply for funding for additional protection and security measures for their places of worship. 

£1.6 million will be available. Applications can be…

The Coastal Revival Fund supports regeneration of ‘at risk’ coastal heritage assets

Worthing has secured £48,500 from the Government’s Coastal Revival Fund to kick-start a five year renovation programme for the town’s iconic Pavilion Theatre

The…

New trust will secure workspaces for artists

Arts Council England has launched a new independent land trust bringing together public, philanthropic and social investment funds to support affordable creative workspaces for artists.

The Creative…

The Charity Retail Association says it is delighted to get government confirmation that charity shops will still be allowed to sell second hand goods marked with the CE label if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.

The CE label shows that goods confirm  with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area. Charity Retail Association members were alarmed by government plans to replace the CE marking with a UK-only equivalent in the event of a no…

Fund aims to support charities to reuse historic buildings

The Architectural Heritage Fund has launched a new £7m loan fund that that will help charities deliver economic and social impact from re-using heritage buildings.

The Heritage Impact Fund will offer tailored loan…