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As the UK housing shortage comes closer to crisis point the government is rolling out a number of policies to make affordable homes available. But is it making the problem better or worse?
The JCT Major Project Construction Contract is now widely recognised. But confusion over some of its provisions has come to light
A string of high-profile repair and maintenance jobs have failed recently. Is the problem connected to how some clients carry out procurement at the beginning of the job?
The restructuring of construction roles could stall relations between the industry and government
The restructuring of the Construction Leadership Council means a third of the industry is not represented at the top table