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Who’s thriving and who’s merely surviving this year? Our interactive tables reveal all …
Looking at recent trading updates you’d be forgiven for thinking that the industry was on the road to recovery. But there’s a few big hurdles to jump over yet, and this will take some time. Martin Hewes’ annual league tables of the UK’s top contractors and housebuilders show exactly how far we have to go and who’s getting ahead
After two years of wading through mud and leeches, there are finally some signs that solid ground is in sight.avid Rogers assesses the evidence
Welcome to the 2009 Top 150 contractors and housebuilders, ranked by everything from turnover to average pay. This year’s results reflect the calm that prevailed before the storm broke over contractors. But, come next year, which of them will be catching their deaths – and which will be singing in the rain?
It looks like we’re in for nasty weather. Problem is, most of the the industry has only known bright, bright sunshiny days. So what can the people who went through the misery of the early nineties teach them?
This year’s winners are…
As the all-powerful supercontractor Amec brings its reign to a close by splitting the company, Mark Leftly takes a look at how the Davids of the industry are coming to the fore.
Amec has kept the yellow jersey for another year, despite being rapidly chased down Balfour Beatty and the ever more dynamic Taylor Woodrow. But before you pore over the placings, you should consider what the numbers don’t tell you.
Since 1993, the nature of the construction industry’s big beasts has changed markedly. We report on the effects of 10 years of stabilisation and increasing prosperity
Directors justify their salaries by pointing to market forces. But the spectacle of poorly performing bosses skipping away from their disasters encumbered by sackfuls of cash has hardened opinion against those whose remuneration exceeds their talent.
Welcome to Building’s annual league of the top 100 contractors and housebuilders in the UK. The tables clearly show another great year for construction, with total turnover, pre-tax profit and margins all breaking records.