Thursday31 July 2014


Sarah Richardson

Balfour: Another twist, but not the end

31 Jul 14

Balfour Beatty’s decision to walk away from merger talks with Carillion is far from the conclusion of this story

Rachel Fisher

A failure to plan

31 Jul 14

If housing is a long-term priority for the UK, the planning system does not recognise it

James Wates

What a waste of talent

30 Jul 14

Construction badly needs people with skills yet is failing to appeal both to those who have no experience of work and to those who are drawn to other industries

Tony Williams

Is this good night for Balfour Beatty?

29 Jul 14

Balfour Beatty used to be my pin-up boys, so what has gone wrong?

Allister Hayman

A black day for the industry

25 Jul 14

There was more hand-wringing embarassment for the industry this week as construction bosses gave evidence on blacklisting to MPs

Julie Hirigoyen

Stepping up to the diversity challenge

25 Jul 14

Lack of diversity in the property sector is a real problem, here are some ideas for how to tackle it …

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Hansom: All change

25 Jul 14

With Gove gone, architects sniff better days ahead, the revolving door of planning ministers takes another turn, a former Kier boss makes a speedy, if unadventurous, comeback, and JCB digs 18 more holes

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Different ways to shorten the skills gap

31 Jul 14

A reader responds to Simon Rawlinson’s column with her own ideas about how to tackle the skills shortage

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My digital life

Richard Piggott

My digital life … Richard Piggott

21 Feb 14

The Szerelmey business development manager on Pinterest, a useful app for tube strikes and watching Homeland on his iPad in bed

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