Monday29 May 2017


Sarah Richardson

Council housing: Anything you can do

26 May 17

Theresa May’s pledge to build ‘a new generation of council homes’ is a riposte to Labour’s promise to fund 500,000 social homes

Sarah Richardson

Double trouble for leasehold houses

19 May 17

Housebuilders crippling ground rent increases are causing homeowners anguish

Sarah Richardson

NHS on life support

5 May 17

The NHS is in a critical condition as capital funding pots are being raided to meet a widening funding gap

Chloe McCulloch

Snap election: Construction’s chance

21 Apr 17

The general election is a chance for the industry to make its case to politicians of all parties

Sarah Richardson

Free schools don't come cheap

7 Apr 17

The question of whether the government is spending too much on free schools development is far from clear cut

Sarah Richardson

Nuclear chill

24 Mar 17

Concrete is about to be poured at Hinkley, but future nuclear projects are beset with problems

Sarah Richardson

Budget 2017: That’s all, folks

10 Mar 17

There were no major spending commitments in the Budget but some of the announcements could offer long-term promise

Sarah Richardson

Something in the air

23 Feb 17

Construction should be getting behind Sadiq Khan’s proposals for tackling air pollution from site machinery

Sarah Richardson

Taking a lead on BIM

12 May 17

BIM can improve the industry’s efficiency but more firms need to adopt it before the full benefit can be realised

Sarah Richardson

The Brexit election: Beating the drum

28 Apr 17

A large majority would give the Conservative more freedom in the Brexit negotiations but how would they use it? And are they listening to construction’s concerns?

Sarah Richardson

Fitzgerald: Cometh the hour …

13 Apr 17

Turning Bovis’ fortunes around will be no small task for Greg Fitzgerald but you wouldn’t bet against him

Sarah Richardson

Our work cut out

31 Mar 17

Labour saving technology might stem the skills shortage, but it’s unlikely to be introduced quickly

Sarah Richardson

Building's manifesto for a better Brexit

17 Mar 17

Our campaign for a better Brexit deal for the industry features eight key demands

Sarah Richardson

Grow your own apprenticeships

3 Mar 17

Firms should use the apprenticeship system to meet the industry’s long-term needs as competition with other industries is set to increase

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