Chloe mcculloch black

Leader: Taking a step back to go forwards

2018-08-10T06:00:00+01:00By

While it’s a grim picture for contracting, individual firms are starting to fight back. But the uncertainty of Brexit still looms large over the industry

Chloe mcculloch black

Gender pay gap: The data is bad, so what will you do about it?

2018-04-05T06:00:00+01:00By 1 comments

Women working for construction firms take home lower average earnings than men - that’s a fact, but one that shouldn’t be tolerated

Joey gardiner bw 2018

Don’t blame government – Carillion’s problems are its own

2018-01-16T06:00:00+00:00By 1 comments

It’s Carillion’s bosses and ex-bosses who have real questions to answer

Chloe McCulloch

Work in construction: Rewards and awards

2017-11-17T06:00:00+00:00By

Uncertain times mean that staff are looking for job security, while the very best recently got their day in the sun at the Building Awards

Noble Francis

CPA/Barbour ABI Index: EU referendum contract fall takes delayed effect

2017-10-20T05:48:00+01:00By

Activity on site remains high, but the fall in contract awards after the EU referendum is happening now

Joseph bond 2017 bw

Dealing with time extensions: avoiding the pitfalls

2017-10-11T06:00:00+01:00By

In construction, time is money. An extra expense for both the client and the contractor can often lead to disputes.

Noble Francis

CPA/Barbour ABI Index: Bouncing back

2017-09-22T10:08:00+01:00By

New construction contract awards picked up in August, after the dip in July

Richard Threlfall

Brexit: Time to be heard

2017-08-30T11:55:00+01:00By

The construction industry’s voice needs to be part of the discussion on Brexit. We must set out our stall on three key areas to ensure the well-being of both the sector and the wider UK economy

Noble Francis

CPA/Barbour ABI Index: How long will it last?

2017-08-25T06:00:00+01:00By

As growth slows, it is uncertain how long activity on the ground will stay at high levels

Mark farmer

Why we must transform

2017-08-14T06:00:00+01:00By

Construction must change its ways. The government may at last be listening to our concerns, but if the sector does not innovate and attract a new breed of young workers, then it is in serious trouble

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