Friday25 July 2014

The Government Construction Summit is the only official government supported construction event in the industry calendar. In conjunction with Building, top level government speakers and industry though leaders gather to discuss public pipeline and current challenges.

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Michael Fallon

GCS video: Michael Fallon

17 Jul 14

The former Minister of State for Business and Energy discusses low carbon and sustainable construction at the Government Construction Summit 2014

David Higgins

GCS video: David Higgins

17 Jul 14

The chairman of High Speed 2 takes a look forward at leadership and change at the Government Construction Summit 2014

Lord Paul Deighton KBE

GCS video: Lord Paul Deighton KBE

16 Jul 14

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury discusses improving UK infrastructure delivery at the Government Construction Summit 2014

Vince Cable video

GCS video: Vince Cable

8 Jul 14

The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills discusses the industrial strategy and role of the construction industry at the Government Construction Summit 2014



Construction strategy 2025: Within our reach?

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

Strategy for Construction


Captains of industry

5 Jun 13

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


Sarah Richardson

It's a shambles now but will it get even worse?

25 Jul 14 | By Sarah Richardson

Learning from the launch of the Project Management and Full Design Team Services framework

Allister Hayman

A black day for the industry

25 Jul 14 | By Allister Hayman

There was more hand-wringing embarassment for the industry this week as construction bosses gave evidence on blacklisting to MPs

Simon Lewis

Playing by the rules

25 Jul 14 | By Simon Lewis

The ‘Plebgate’ affair may not have been very edifying but it did give the courts the opportunity to issue guidelines on Civil Procedure Rule 3.9 - on granting relief from court sanctions

Julie Hirigoyen

Stepping up to the diversity challenge

25 Jul 14 | By Julie Hirigoyen

Lack of diversity in the property sector is a real problem, here are some ideas for how to tackle it …

Tony Bingham

Books for the beach

25 Jul 14 | By Tony Bingham

It’s summer and you’ll be wanting to pack some reading matter for the hols. Well, Construction Contract Variations will have you on the edge of your lilo

Peter Hansford

Peter Hansford

Latham's legacy

24 Jun 14

Since Sir Michael Latham published his milestone report 20 years ago, our industry is no longer characterised by delays, disputes and accidents. As part of Building’s special coverage of next month’s anniversary Peter Hansford looks at how Construction 2025 continues this journey of improvement

Your views


The industry has had its say ...

5 Jun 13

Five hundred people responded to our questionnaire in the run-up to the Government Construction Summit next month. Here’s a flavour of what they said …

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