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Less than one-third of firms using BIM Level 2

19 Nov 15 | By Iain Withers

Just 32% of respondents in Building’s annual BIM survey say they are using BIM Level 2 ahead of April 2016 deadline

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M&E firms could be 'frozen out' of BIM contracts

3 Nov 15 | By Iain Withers

ECA survey warns SME building services firms are not ready for the government’s 2016 BIM deadline


Construction could get £9bn boost by going digital

28 Oct 15 | By Yoosof Farah

New report says construction firms have grown revenue by 5.9% after going digital

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Only one in six building services firms set for BIM

15 Oct 15 | By Louise Dransfield

ECA survey shows only 16% are fully prepared for mandatory use of Level 2 next year

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Last chance to complete 'BIM readiness' survey

11 Sep 15 | By Building news desk

Survey backed by the building services engineering sector set to close shortly


BIM laggards 'holding construction back'

28 Aug 15 | By Iain Withers

RICS survey finds firms are still not up-to-speed in BIM adoption

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Where will the UK be in 2030?

11 Nov 15 | By David Blackman

In the week of the publication of Global Construction 2030, Building was given exclusive access to the report’s findings, and the answers are not necessarily what you’d expect

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Building's Agenda 15 campaign

10 Jan 14 | By Joey Gardiner and Sarah Richardson

The UK goes to the polls on 7 May 2015, but political parties will be forming their policies from now. So it is the time for the construction industry to tell the politicians what it needs to be able to thrive


Construction 2025: A world away

11 Oct 13 | By Adam Branson

In the first of a new series looking at the government’s vision set out in the Construction 2025 report, Building asks if the opportunities it highlights for global growth really exist


Politics and infrastructure

13 Sep 13 | By Will Hurst

As the party conference season kicks off, Building looks at what the political parties are saying on the key areas for construction


The wasted recession

12 Sep 13 | By Adam Branson

Recovery may now be on the cards, but did we learn enough from the recession?


Government Soft Landings: Strings attached

1 Aug 13 | By Thomas Lane

Government Soft Landings will apply to all central government projects by 2016 - here’s what you need to know

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Construction strategy 2025: Within our reach?

10 Jul 13

Can the industrial strategy succeed? Four experts address the key challenges

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Global Construction 2025

3 Jul 13 | By Adam Branson

Twelve years from now, there will be 70% more construction work going on around the world. Building reports on the findings of Global Construction 2025


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We need more than ‘keeping up appearances’

19 Jun 15 | By Sarah Richardson

Construction needs to do more than just change its image to attract the number of recruits the sector needs

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One by one

30 Jan 15 | By Sarah Richardson

If everyone pitches in, the effort required to breach the skills gap might be smaller than you think

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There can be no delay in recruiting more women in construction

27 Jan 15 | By Richard Steer

As the skills shortage gets worse, there can be no excuse for failing to recruit women

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Innovating to succeed

6 Jan 15 | By Chris Millard

Innovation is key to delivering better solutions and performance for clients


Who is measuring BIM?

3 Nov 14 | By Peter Trebilcock

BIM has a key role to play in meeting the government’s construction strategy targets - but who is measuring progress?

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Sarah Richardson

Building on good news

24 Oct 14 | By Sarah Richardson

With positive sector reports published this week, it’s important that the staff are found to support these numbers

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Without stopping for breath

22 Oct 14 | By Peter Hansford

Work on the Government Construction Strategy continues apace, but there’s still lots to do

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Your local builder

9 Oct 14 | By James Wates

As George Osborne discusses devolving greater powers to UK cities, it’s more important than ever to build strong relationships with local decision-makers 

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One direction

8 Aug 14 | By Sarah Richardson

As Building reveals the response to our Agenda 15 initiative, our construction manifesto for the next government has started to take shape