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  • james wates bw 2018
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    Get better soon

    2018-04-25T06:00:00Z

    The fallout from Carillion’s collapse and the recent gender pay gap data underline the urgent need for our industry to change

  • Tom broughton 2017 bw
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    Jam tomorrow - but it's bread and butter today

    2018-04-13T06:00:00Z

    As the core contracting sector gets to grips with what has happened in the first three months of this year, you can hardly blame them for taking a more cautious approach

  • 2017 rudi klein copy
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    Let's get the dogs out

    2018-04-11T06:00:00Z

    Conduct regulators are a feature of many sectors, but not construction – what we’ve learned about Carillion’s abuse of its suppliers shows how much we need one too

  • Dave rogers white background
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    Carillion - so, who knew?

    2018-03-15T06:29:00Z

    It appears councils were tipped off about Carillion’s problems last summer. The message to suppliers was very different, says Dave Rogers

  • Ben jackson bw 2018
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    Tackling late payment in the construction sector

    2018-02-12T06:30:00Z

    If good can come out of Carillion’s collapse, it would be a recognition across the industry that late payment simply isn’t good business practice

  • Dave rogers white background
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    Carillion: Who's delusional?

    2018-02-08T06:30:00Z

    Carillion’s maligned boss made some valid points, even if MPs seemed not to listen

  • Stuart byles and penny dew bw 2018
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    A new age for the performance bond

    2018-02-08T06:30:00Z

    In the fallout of Carillion’s collapse, the use of performance bonds as a way of derisking a project has come to the fore

  • Tony bingham 2017 bw web
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    Legal blog: When things go phut

    2018-02-08T06:30:00Z

    With the Construction Act up for review, it’s the perfect moment to add a key item from Latham’s wish list that got left out last time: compulsory project bank accounts. Tony Bingham explains

  • Tom broughton 2017 bw
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    Leader: Your weekly pick-me-up

    2018-02-02T06:30:00Z

    Despite the series of negative stories, the glass may finally be looking half full again for the sector

  • Steve bamforth bw 2018
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    The Carillion demise sets out case for collaboration

    2018-02-01T06:30:00Z

    The Carillion collapse must surely mark a turning point for the high risk, low margin UK construction sector and its increasingly tarnished reputation for poor quality and high cost