All the news as it breaks from the chancellor’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement
Chancellor delivers Spending Review packed with policies for construction
Treasury to pledge almost £7bn to housebuilding and target delivering 400,000 ‘affordable homes’ in England
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ThyssenKrupp has come up with a lift that not only functions without cables, but is also able to move horizontally as well as vertically. So what might this mean for the future of building design?
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From the outside things may be looking better for specialist firms but money is still tight, especially with some contractors imposing tough terms and long payment times. Is it time for specialists to cut out the middle-men?
The industry finds many ways to express itself, from a musical property ad, to starring in a TV show, turning a car park into studios, and a straight-up art competition. Even white van men are reinventing themselves
The chairman of the first company to top Building’s Good Employer Guide two years running encourages the industry to do more to attract new talent
While Osborne’s £100bn commitment to infrastructure is good news, all eyes will be on the detail of the Spending Review for greater clarity
A recent decision shows the consequences of failing to disclose material facts to insurers - dangers the Insurance Act 2015 should help alleviate
Industry sentiment surveys suggests a growing industry while official statistics show declines in activity
What is overheating in homes it and how can the industry deal with it?
This cautionary tale around redevelopment of a church shows good housekeeping and communication are key for lenders and project monitors