16 May 2019
The Government’s Spring Statement in March includes a major global review into the economic value of biodiversity, including financial risks of its decline and rewards of its stewardship. The Government will use the forthcoming Environment Bill (a draft was published in December 2018) to mandate biodiversity net gain, requiring developers to generate positive effects through projects in the UK and its overseas territories.
09 May 2019
We are pleased to announce the appointment of André Gilleard who joins the team as Associate Director - South West Regional Lead and will be heading up the new regional office, based in Bristol.
30 Apr 2019
Jess Beckwith, a senior consultant in our Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability team, recently gained her Fitwel Ambassador Certification, enabling Delta-Simons to support our clients further in achieving Fitwel Certification for their properties.
15 Apr 2019
Delta-Simons would like to welcome Luis Ferreira as Principal Consultant for the Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability team (EHS&S), and Victor Gomez who joins the geo-environmental team as Senior Consultant (image left to right: Luis Ferreira, Victor Gomez).
04 Apr 2019
“Excellence in our environment” is what we strive for. This relates to our professional services as well as looking after our planet. As environmental consultants, we believe we should set an example for environmental stewardship. That is why, every year, we calculate our carbon footprint and take action to reduce it.
04 Mar 2019
Welcome to Senior Ecologist, Natalie Rutter who joins us with five years’ experience as an Ecological Consultant.
28 Feb 2019
Delta-Simons Social Sustainability Consultant, Paul Burns, writes for GRESB Insights. GRESB assesses the sustainability performance of real estate and infrastructure portfolios and assets worldwide, offering ESG data, benchmark reports and portfolio analysis tools.
18 Feb 2019
Under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended) it is an offence to plant or otherwise cause Japanese knotweed to grow in the wild. Allowing Japanese knotweed on your property to spread into neighbouring land could be classed as a private nuisance and a prosecution could be brought under civil law. There is also occasions where a Community Protection Notice (CPN) could be issued under the 2014 Antisocial behaviour, Crime and Policing Act forcing neighbours to take action, and fining them if they don't.
12 Feb 2019
A team from Delta-Simons will be returning to MIPIM 2019 in Cannes next month, along with around 26,000 investors and property professionals for the world’s largest property and investment fair on 12-15th March 2019.