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Real Insights - Property Update

Issue 66: December 2021

Real Insights - Property Update

Electric vehicle chargers to become compulsory in new and renovated buildings

The UK Government has committed to the UK achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This mission involves a wholesale reform of the UK's energy, transport, residential and business properties, which collectively account for well over 50% of UK emissions. Each sector presents its own challenges, and this article discusses the latest efforts in relation to the transport market.


Facial recognition technology – the risks and how to avoid them

The use of CCTV to protect premises, visitors and employees is, these days, ubiquitous. Although that use, in itself, raises some compliance and legal challenges, it is increasingly the case that such systems either come equipped with, or can be adapted to include, live facial recognition (LFR) technology.


Propertyshe Perspectives: The 15-minute city in action

In her latest Property Week blog, Susan Freeman contrasts London with Paris, looking at how the '15-minute city' model works in practice, how Paris's retail landscape is faring, and why London should bring back tax-free shopping.


Susan Freeman awarded honorary doctorate from UCEM

Susan Freeman, a Partner in the Real Estate department at Mishcon de Reya, has received an honorary doctorate from the University College of Estate Management (UCEM), the centre of excellence for built environment education. The honorary doctorate recognises Susan's contribution to the built environment, and was awarded in the lead-up to UCEM's autumn graduation ceremonies on 3 and 4 December 2021.


Propertyshe podcast: Ilaria del Beato CEO of Frasers Property UK

As Chief Executive Officer for Frasers Property UK, a fully integrated developer, investor and asset manager of residential and commercial property in the UK and a subsidiary of Frasers Property, the multinational real estate company, Ilaria drives the strategic plan for the commercial and residential business for the UK.

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