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housebuilders survey

Brexit and stamp duty hitting housing starts, report says

26 May 17

The cost of fitting out new homes is being affected by the fall in the value of the pound

Conor Ellis RLB Head of Health

RLB appoints ex-Arcadis health boss

23 May 17

The appointment is part of RLB’s plans to expand its healthcare business

London skyline

Drees & Sommer buys UK consultant

19 May 17

The giant German consultancy is pursing expansion plans

Peter Trebilock

Ex-Balfour boss Trebilcock joins Capita

17 May 17

Industry veteran was formely UK design and BIM programme director at Balfour Beatty

New BuroHappold partners

BuroHappold rejigs top team

17 May 17

First move by senior partner Paul Rogers is to name four new partners

Frazer Mackay

Four key appointments at WSP

16 May 17

Hires include new energy and industry UK boss

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ANALYSIS

City-of-London

London drops down T&T's global costs league

16 May 17 | By Louise Dransfield

Latest global markets report from Turner & Towsend sees New York topple Zurich as the most expensive for property development

HS2

Mace warns HS2 legal action still on the cards in contract dispute

30 Mar 17 | By Dave Rogers

Threat comes a day after CH2M walked away from disputed deal

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Consultants salary survey 2017: The bold and the bountiful

10 Mar 17 | By David Blackman

Strong hiring intentions and employee caution post the Brexit vote mean those prepared to move jobs could be richly rewarded - as may firms prepared to be aggressive in sourcing new hires

Top 150 consultants

Top 150 consultants 2016

16 Sep 16 | By Joey Gardiner

Consultants grew their UK staff by 5% overall during the past year, but where was the biggest growth and are cuts on their way as the post-Brexit fall-out makes itself felt?

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Consultants salary survey 2016: Under control?

5 Feb 16 | By Louise Dransfield

A calmer economic climate has finally let consultants slow the rate of pay growth, according to this year’s Hays Consultants’ Salary Survey. But will they be able to keep their feet on the ground?

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Consultant's salary survey 2016: Structural Engineers

5 Feb 16

Structural Engineers data from this year’s Hays Consultants’ Salary Survey. A calmer economic climate has finally let consultants slow the rate of pay growth

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Consultant's salary survey 2016: Environmental/Geotechnical Engineers

5 Feb 16

Environmental/Geotechnical Engineers data from this year’s Hays Consultants’ Salary Survey. A calmer economic climate has finally let consultants slow the rate of pay growth

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Consultant's salary survey 2016: Civil CAD Technicians

5 Feb 16

Civil CAD Technicians data from this year’s Hays Consultants’ Salary Survey. A calmer economic climate has finally let consultants slow the rate of pay growth

COMMUNITY OPINION

Keith Brooks

Fixing construction

3 May 17 | By Keith Brooks

BIM encourages collaboration but the industry needs to go much further and change the way things are done from the start to the end of a project

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Iain Parker

Globalisation can be a force for good

1 May 17 | By Iain Parker

This creeping anti-trade rhetoric threatens years of growing connectivity and collaboration - construction’s future relies on a healthy and global exchange of ideas

Rob Leslie-Carter

It's all about human-machine collaboration

28 Apr 17 | By Rob Leslie-Carter

As automation gains ground we will have to redesign people’s jobs but are there essential human skills required in project management? A new report explores the issues

Susannah Donaldson

What are you doing about gender pay gap reporting?

6 Apr 17 | By Susannah Donaldson

New rules on publishing gender pay gap data have come into force, and many in construction appear to be ahead of the curve in planning their strategies

Mike-Williams

Price rises from suppliers should be challenged

15 Mar 17 | By Mike Williams

Material costs are on the up but housing associations can secure better deals from the supply chain if they know how

Rennie Dalrymple

Why Mipim matters

13 Mar 17 | By Rennie Dalrymple

This year’s Mipim is set to be just as jam-packed as 2016, with about 23,000 participants from 90 countries

Sarah McCann-Bartlett

Mind the tender price gap

8 Mar 17 | By Sarah McCann-Bartlett

Cost pressures have hit new highs, creating a lag between initial project costs and the final tender price, so what’s to be done?

Helen Gough

The need for International Women's Day

7 Mar 17 | By Helen Gough

Gender equality in the workplace is not a ‘women’s issue’, the fact that it is still an aspiration has huge economic implications for us all

Paula Broadbent

Why women don't pick construction careers

6 Mar 17 | By Paula Broadbent

Women in Construction Week should prompt us all to think about how the industry can discard outdated stereotypes