How a greener homes drive could hold the key to over 150,000 post-Covid jobs

James S Murray
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Two major new reports today have highlighted how relatively modest policy reforms and financial innovations could turbocharge UK decarbonisation efforts and provide thousands of construction jobs

With unemployment already climbing and the construction sector expected to face severe job losses as the current recession worsens, two new reports detailing how the UK could engineer a green building...

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