The Treasury wants to look like it’s ready to throw itself behind green policies – but words need to be backed up by action
PwC’s Charing Cross office has achieved the highest BREEAM rating ever. But the real merit of this project hasn’t been measured
It’s fine to reform ECO but cutting it back would be an act of political vandalism
After a period of pay freezes and lack of opportunities, the recovery is set to benefit workers
Politicians’ knee-jerk statements aren’t helping this difficult situation
Cameron has announced plans to roll back green charges on energy bills. These charges fund the only measures likely to lower bills in the future.
The construction industry has reason to be optimistic but now is not the time to sit back and celebrate
There’s nothing inherently wrong with main contractors arranging finance for their subbies, but wouldn’t it just be easier to pay on time?
We need to learn from the last half-decade of pain and have a long-term infrastructure pipeline to help prevent a return to boom and bust
Increasing airport capacity is vital but both the Estuary and the Constellation airport ideas come with drawbacks
The working conditions in Qatar are becoming clearer as time goes on. Companies need to use their influence to improve standards
Following a period of prosperity, culture funding is being cut. Tate Britain’s renovation in a time like this is particularly outstanding
Thousands of people are out of work in the UK and yet construction has a skills shortage, surely this is one problem we can solve?
Hinkley shows promise, but a series of hiccups along the way means the project needs to go a lot smoother from here
Cameron’s reshuffle affects key positions for our sector and of most concern is the downgrading of the housing minister role to a junior ministerial position
The supply chain seems to have been caught out by construction’s recovery, it can’t afford to hesitate any longer
There is a dramatic need to increase the number of school places, and that means opportunities for construction