Business secretary announces proposals to give trade associations power to intervene on behalf of members
J Coffey and Kilnbridge in frame to take on work as PC Harrington Contractors enters administration
Construction group hit by two old problem contracts for the Ministry of Defence at Faslane
SME consultant opens office in China to break into Asian market
Inflation-busting pay increases and robust recruitment growth characterise this year’s Hays consultants’ salary survey. But employee discontent and ongoing skills shortages could deflate the widespread optimism
Building’s student panel from Nottingham Trent share their thoughts on the building in Blackburn
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 came into force last month, but misunderstandings remain over principal designers and CDM co-ordinators
What happens if something happening on a neighbouring property causes damage to next door?
Are you sure your standard terms and conditions of contract apply?
A recently reported case held that the employer was not entitled to take advantage of its own wrongdoing in enforcing a condition precedent under the FIDIC Red Book
The building industry needs to wise up to the threat of attacks on businesses from cyberspace and what it can do to guard against them
How much should a developer get when a vacant building is brought into use or knocked down to make way for new build? Does the vacant building credit deserve credit or a post-election re-think?
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This module will examine how suspended ceilings can help meet both the acoustic and thermal-performance demands of schools under the PSBP. It is sponsored by Armstrong Ceilings
This module examines the key regulations concerning the accessibility of building entrances and highlights ways to avoid the main risks. It is sponsored by LABC Warranty
With less than a year to go until the deadline for all government projects to use level 2 BIM, this module explains some of the key concepts that underpin the collaboration technology. It is sponsored by Vectorworks
This year’s shortlisted training initiatives take focus on safety, customer satisfaction and leadership aspects of development, with the results of one scheme proving particularly impressive
We need to get more sophisticated in how we recruit construction professionals - let’s ditch the random CV trawl in favour of focused data analysis
Despite an impending skills shortage, the number of women and workers from ethnic minority backgrounds in construction is woefully low. Joey Gardiner asks three employers what their companies are doing to increase workforce diversity