July saw construction activity levels pick up, in a reflection of the wider economy during the spring months
With government policies that cut rents and extend Right to Buy, housing associations are feeling the strain. But Geeta Nanda of Thames Valley Housing has an alternative approach
Building catches up with the class of 2014 to find out if, having made it through their first year, life in construction is all they’d hoped it would be
The Department for Education is scratching its head over how to meet the demand for 25% more school places at a time of rising construction inflation and a dearth of available urban land
With contractors more choosy about the projects they bid for, and inflation eroding HE’s fixed tuition fee income, can universities remain attractive to the industry?
With the Calais crisis still a hot media topic, the government is on the warpath against construction companies employing illegal workers. But is the sector doing enough to make sure it doesn’t get caught out?
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FROM THE EDITOR
The last time a new government was formed the school building sector was handed an abrupt halt
Labour has collapsed into naval-gazing over its leadership contest. But the government must be held to account
Despite rowing back on green policies, the UK has a positive story to tell
The shift away from local authority control of education brings its own challenges, but it also gives developers the chance to work with academies and free schools to meet community needs
Today’s schools reflect our emphasis on digitally focused environments. But school communities need to be more physically networked