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?
Companies that are choosing a single platform for organising and distributing documents are saving time and reducing hassle
Raising tuition fees gave university estates a shot in the arm, in terms of investment. But with student numbers predicted to fall and competition fierce, how can institutions maintain that momentum?
With just over four months to go before BIM level 2 will be required on all central government projects, Building reveals the responses to its second annual BIM survey. There’s good news … and there’s bad news
As the chancellor prepares to unveil the latest Comprehensive Spending Review and Autumn Statement, Building asks where will the cuts be made
Future-gazing economists don’t have to look very far to see threatening signs on the horizon for the construction industry. As the CPA revises its forecasts down, should we be calling time on the recovery?
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FROM THE EDITOR
How much is really at stake for the sector in next week’s spending announcement?
While Osborne’s £100bn commitment to infrastructure is good news, all eyes will be on the detail of the Spending Review for greater clarity
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
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?