Sunday29 May 2016


Sadiq Khan

Online poll: Housing quota

25 May 16

Should London mayor Sadiq Khan take a tough line on affordable housing quotas for new developments? Vote here

Chris Tinker

Housebuilding: For starters…

25 May 16

The government’s pledge to create 200,000 starter homes by 2020 is ambitious, and must be paired with clear regulation from the off to avoid confusion and delays

Rudi Klein

Someone to watch over SMEs

24 May 16

The government is preparing to appoint a small business commissioner to provide advice and consider complaints on payment issues. But how much power will they really have?


Flood resilience – built in, not an afterthought

23 May 16

How can we build new homes without increasing the flood risk of existing communities further downstream?

Dave Cheshire

Is the circular economy the way forward?

20 May 16

Construction should look at a more circular approach to reduce the amount of waste it generates

Michael Dall

It’s not all doom and gloom

18 May 16

A Brexit is a real economic risk but a vote to remain could see sunshine replace the gloom in the second half of the year

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Hansom HT

Hansom: Power games

27 May 16 | Updated: 27 May 16

Football and politics weave in as Greg Dyke tries to tackle Sadiq Khan’s (shrinking) housing targets, Leicester is (still) celebrating, Gatwick strengthens its defence and New York remembers thinking big. Plus, Torytubbie energy policy

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Construction site

Letter: Can construction change?

20 May 16

A reader writes: ‘Great final article by Ann Minogue’

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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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