Government Construction SummitAfter the success of last year's launch, the Government Construction Summit is back for 2013.
Hailed as the sector’s most important event of the year, the Government Construction Summit presents the industry with a unique opportunity to hear from, meet and network with those who are responsible for shaping Government policies and hold the purse strings to major projects. The event took place in London on 2 July 2013. More information here
GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS
London mayor wants special dispensation for capital to retain powers to set its own efficiency targets
Spending watchdog concerned that costs of free schools vary widely and tells government to clamp down on rising costs
Government plans to enforce 30 day payment terms for all parts of the supply chain on public sector contracts
Strategy for Construction
This year construction is higher up the political agenda than ever, with calls for fresh investment. The government has responded and is shortly expected to unveil its Industrial Strategy for Construction