Thursday24 April 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


George Osborne

Budget 2014: Over to you, George

14 Mar 14

Ahead of next week’s Budget, Building looks at the measures the construction industry can expect to emerge from Osborne’s red box


CIL: A complex regime

23 Apr 14 | By Claire Fallows

According to the government CIL is a “fairer, faster and more transparent” system than Section 106 agreements. In reality it’s a bit more complicated than that

Simon Taylor

Insurance: Hand arm vibration

23 Apr 14 | By Simon Taylor

Around five million workers are exposed to hand arm vibration. So what can employers do to minimise the risk of this problem and guard against costly insurance claims?

Noble Francis

Keeping pace

23 Apr 14 | By Noble Francis

The CPA/Barbour ABI contract awards index was 108 in March, broadly similar to the index in January and February

Brian Green

Life beyond housing and London

23 Apr 14

Much fuss was made of the 2.8% monthly fall in the official construction output figures for February, with commentators keen to blame bad weather and flooding

Chris Tinker

Help to Buy: Keep up the support

23 Apr 14 | By Chris Tinker

Retaining the Help to Buy scheme through to 2020 would provide the confidence the industry needs to invest and increase housing supply, and enable thousands of people to buy their first home


Agenda 15 Green Priorities

Agenda 15: Green priorities

20 Mar 14

In the latest in our series on Building’s Agenda 15 campaign ahead of the next election, and fresh from the Ecobuild sustainability event, we report on what the industry wants the government to do about green regulation

Peter Hansford

Peter Hansford

Construction 2025: Leading from within

17 Apr 14

Positive steps are being taken towards the government’s Construction 2025 goals but there is still a huge amount to do if we are to cut carbon, find better processes of working and inspire new talent. Progress on BIM and payments is just the start

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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