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Khan looks back at his predecessor’s record, two museums cause bidding wars (of different sorts), some politicos put aside old quarrels and there’s more history than we can dig up. Plus, Robert De Niro’s waiting (to open a hotel)
The government’s pledge to create 200,000 starter homes by 2020 is ambitious, and must be paired with clear regulation from the off to avoid confusion and delays
The government is preparing to appoint a small business commissioner to provide advice and consider complaints on payment issues. But how much power will they really have?
How can we build new homes without increasing the flood risk of existing communities further downstream?
Construction should look at a more circular approach to reduce the amount of waste it generates
With Africa a future engine of global growth, Morocco is a potential gateway to the continent for UK construction companies
Questions remains over the government’s target of 3 million apprentices by 2020 but we owe it to generations of young (and not so young) people to change our thinking about what apprenticeships are and how we use them