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QPR adds affordable homes to get £175m Old Oak approval

3 Aug 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Mayor of London approves plans after intervening to add more affordable homes

Lime Street scheme

Appeal against £39m Liverpool Lime Street regen rejected

3 Aug 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Mixed-use scheme to go ahead

Center Parcs Ireland

Green light for Irish Center Parcs

2 Aug 16 | By Louise Dransfield

Edmond Shipway is project manager, cost consultant and M&E consultant on the scheme

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Appointments

Mathew Riley

Ramboll hires UK boss from Arcadis

22 Aug 16

Industry heavyweight joins from Arcadis

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Salary surveys

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Hays international salary survey 2016

2 Jun 16

With an influx of huge construction projects being readied across the world, and a shortage of people to build them, working outside the UK seems like a sure-fire route to a better pay packet

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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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Legal

Michael Sergeant and Gerard Moore

Check the interface

25 Aug 16 | By Michael Sergeant, Gerard Moore

On a scheme as big as Umm Al Quwain’s Firdous Sobha resort steps must be taken to minimize the risks of discord between all the different stakeholders

Ted Lowery

Case in focus: Adjudication Enforcement

11 Aug 16 | By Ted Lowery

In the first in an occasional series focusing on individual cases, we report on a classic case of contractual uncertainty

Tony Bingham

Collaboration express line

2 Aug 16 | By Tony Bingham

Once I was a sceptic about ‘collaboration’ but I have realised that it’s all just common sense

Stephanie Canham

Brexit: The winds of change?

23 Aug 16 | By Stephanie Canham

A post-Brexit UK could see new industry trends. Will construction management be back on the agenda?

Jeffery Brown

Disclosure of correspondence in litigation

9 Aug 16 | By Jeffrey Brown

Disclosure of correspondence will be sought by subcontractors in litigation with main contractors. But can they withhold details of settlement agreements?

Sheena Sood

What’s the Brexit strategy?

28 Jul 16 | By Sheena Sood

Leaving the European Union could have a huge effect on the regulatory environment in which the industry operates. Or it could not. It will all depend on the coming negotiations

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GOOD EMPLOYER GUIDE 2015

Good Employer Guide 2015

Revealed: Construction's top employers 2015

24 Nov 15

We reveal the 50 firms that make up the Building Good Employer Guide 2015 as well as the top five firms picked by the judges for special praise

CPD

Terrace houses in Wigan

CPD 14 2016: Hybrid systems for domestic heating

29 Jul 16

Using case studies from a monitoring study of recent installations, this module explores the benefits of heating systems that combine a boiler and an air-to-water heat pump. It is sponsored by Daikin

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CPD 13 2016: Specifying softwood decking

27 May 16

The latest in our CPD series introduces specifying softwood decking. This module is sponsored by Marley Eternit

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Joie De Vivre, a private residence in Oregon, features thermally broken Reynaers CS 68 windows

CPD 12 2016: Sustainable aluminium window systems

12 May 16

High-performance windows are crucial to reducing the energy use of buildings. This CPD introduces key aspects of glazing and frame design, as well as the relevant standards and guidance. It is sponsored by Reynaers

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Careers

Holly Porter

Tackling discrimination in construction

22 Aug 16

Diversity in our industry needs to be a concrete target, not a nice thing to have

dad in park with daughter

Parental leave: Man about the house

23 Jun 16

Many professionals in our male-dominated industry say they want to spend more time with their children. So why aren’t new dads taking up their recent right to shared parental leave? We talk to two fathers who took time out of the workplace

gender-equality

Gender pay gap: Levelling the field

19 Apr 16

New legislation will mean firms have to publish how much both male and female employees are paid. Will this be the end of the gender pay gap?

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