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Saturday21 January 2017

COMMENT

Conor Leyden

How to build homes safely in flood prone areas

20 Jan 17

New homes can be built safely in flood prone areas but we need to have a grown-up conversation about development

Nick Cullen

Will Trump ever be a cheerleader for sustainable development?

20 Jan 17

The new US president isn’t known for his commitment to tackling climate change, yet if he can see the economic benefit for his country he might become a convert

Michael Dall

Commercial sector slowdown

20 Jan 17

Investor sentiment in the commercial sector is falling, as office capital values drop

Andrew Stunell

Construction must not be left out

19 Jan 17

Theresa May’s speech on Brexit has done little to reassure construction that the government understands the industry’s concerns, says Andrew Stunell

Theresa May

Online poll: Single market

18 Jan 17

Will Theresa May’s decision to leave the EU single market have a negative knock-on effect for UK construction? Vote here

James Wates

Move on up

18 Jan 17

Construction has always valued experience and ability over background and connections. But it can still do a lot more to help increase social mobility - and apprenticeships should be at the heart of our efforts

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Hansom

Hansom HT

Hansom: Money, money, money

20 Jan 17

This week, the Garden Bridge Trust is keen to close its funding gap and a place close to my heart is getting a big cash boost. However, one lucky householder doesn’t have to worry about how much things cost …

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Letters

Scottish flag

Letters: Stimulus plan welcome

26 Aug 16

The Scottish Building Federation welcomes a £100m stimulus plan from the Scottish government

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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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