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Zaha Hadid

US mag apologises to Zaha Hadid for Qatar 'error'

26 Aug 14 | By Dave Rogers

New York Review of Books posts statement on website

Money

Sixty jobs lost as Warrington contractor goes under

22 Aug 14 | By Vern Pitt

Globe Management Services, whose clients include St Modwen and Derwent, appoints administrators

Elephant & Castle roundabout

Elephant & Castle roundabout revamp wins public backing

22 Aug 14 | By Allister Hayman

Construction of major redesign of Elephant & Castle roundabout expected to begin next year

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T&T alleges 'price manipulation' over £750m framework

22 Aug 14 | By Iain Withers

Exclusive: Claims contained in Turner & Townsend legal challenge to the government’s massive public sector consultants framework

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Appointments

Laurence Brett

Aecom promotes 20 to become UK directors

1 Sep 14

Hires take total number of new directors this year to 55

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Salary surveys

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Hays international salary survey 2014

06 June 2014

As memories of the dark days of recession in the UK fade, working abroad may no longer be a necessity, but is often still an attractive option.Jim Dunton looks at Hays’ International Salary Survey 2014 for regions that are on the up

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Legal

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

Stephanie Canham

Another brick in the wall?

1 Sep 14 | By Stephanie Canham

There are contractual solutions to guard against building material shortages

Matthew Jones

Property: Waving a green stick

29 Aug 14 | By Matthew Jones

Plans are afoot to compel private landlords to make energy efficiency improvements to their properties

Tony Bingham

No messing north of the border

28 Aug 14 | By Tony Bingham

This case from the Scottish Court of Appeal reiterates the point that adjudication should not be held up by minor technical points

Peter Morse

Insurance: Living with uncertainty

25 Aug 14 | By Peter Morse

Insurance can help projects thrive by limiting uncertainty but developers must take initiative in developing their programmes

Joey Gardiner

Challenging times

22 Aug 14 | By Joey Gardiner

In regards to procurement, the public sector is already held to a far higher standard than private clients

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CPD

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CPD 19 2014: Software-as-a-service and construction

2 Sep 14

As collaboration software takes on an ever more important role in construction, leasing arrangements are gaining popularity. This module, sponsored by 4Projects by Viewpoint, outlines the key considerations

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CPD 18 2014: Specifying retractable seating

1 Sep 14

Retractable seating systems are tiers of seating that fold away into a space the depth of a single row. Our latest CPD module, sponsored by Audience Systems, will examine the different systems available and the key factors that specifiers should consider

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Careers

Stephen Gee

Get in early

22 Jul 14

The number of women in construction is still woefuly low. We need to engage with schools so that children have a better idea of what construction can offer

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Why be a distance learner?

19 Jun 14

More and more construction professionals who want to gain a competitive edge to progress their careers are turning to distance learning. Just don’t think of it as the easy option

Trouble at the top

Trouble at the top

10 Apr 14

Bad managers can have a big impact on staff morale and productivity levels, and they could even pose a serious threat to the industry’s upturn. So why are there so many of them?

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Student

The Beacon Centre in Blackburn

First Impressions: DLA's Beacon Centre

Building’s student panel from Nottingham Trent share their thoughts on the building in Blackburn

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