Tuesday02 September 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


Nick Offer

Can building services continue to serve?

2 Sep 14 | By Nick Offer

As the market comes out of recession building services teams need to be vigilant

Laurence Cobb

Why did you sign that?

2 Sep 14 | By Laurence Cobb

Identifying who is liable if that dream property purchase turns into a nightmare can be difficult

Kwadwo Sardokie

Brazilian flair

1 Sep 14 | By Kwadwo Sarkodie, Fabiana Blasiis

Infrastructure development in the recent World Cup’s host country offers opportunities for UK firms

Stefan Cucos

Emirates Trading Agency LLC vs Prime Mineral Exports Private Ltd: Dispute resolution clause

1 Sep 14 | By Stefan Cucos

Is an obligation requiring friendly discussions in good faith enforceable as a condition precedent to the dispute being referred to arbitration?

Stephanie Canham

Another brick in the wall?

1 Sep 14 | By Stephanie Canham

There are contractual solutions to guard against building material shortages



Agenda 15: Your views

6 Aug 14

The spotlight turns to sustainability policy and ways to promote longer-term infrastructure planning

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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