Hansom

Hansom

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    Construction industry gossip: Awkward questions

    2018-11-21T10:33:00

    Clients experiment with a Cold War approach to contractors’ broken promises, and Persimmon struggles to find a new boss unembarrassed by its own largesse

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    Construction industry gossip: tall tales

    2018-11-09T07:00:00

    Workers at 22 Bishopsgate reminisce less than fondly over their summer sauna and the NHBC struggles to contain its laughter over government housing targets

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    Construction industry gossip: It's all in the timing

    2018-11-02T06:00:00

    This week’s construction gossip: Not only are women refusing to put up with any more nonsense, but now a man can’t even trust his smartphone not to cause offence

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    Construction industry gossip: a single round of applause

    2018-10-26T06:00:00

    Lack of trophy space might steal Foster + Partners’ Stirling prize ‘triple’, the Lib Dems get a single round of applause and firms gear up for word on the future of Help to Buy

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    Hansom: What’s a man to do?

    2018-10-19T06:00:00

    This week’s construction gossip: Not only are women refusing to put up with any more nonsense, but now a man can’t even trust his smartphone not to cause offence

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    Hansom: Straight talkers

    2018-10-12T06:00:00

    We hear Peter Rogers likes to get to the point, somebody isn’t very polite about 22 Bishopsgate, and a Man U fan is blindingly faithful …

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    Hansom: What money can’t buy

    2018-10-05T06:00:00

    The Tate’s wealthy neighbours find they’ve bought into being part of the view, while youngsters’ financial aspirations are less than realistic – and the Bloomberg building smells of more than money …

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    Hansom: In the rough

    2018-09-28T06:00:00

    How time can be best spent on the golf course, Fosters keeps score with its award tally, and industry leaders fail to see the joke at the launch of Clyde & Co’s report about offsite manufacturing …

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    Hansom: Look lively

    2018-09-21T06:00:00

    Battling to stay awake? You’re not alone – new research reveals napping is rife in construction, while thers in the industry are kept on their toes on a tour of Amsterdam

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    Hansom: Full of surprises

    2018-09-14T06:00:00

    Staff at Edinburgh Zoo change their clothes for an unexpected reason, I’m misled by a fancy-sounding project, and an apartment with prestigious links proves hard to sell …

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    Hansom: It’s a rollercoaster

    2018-09-07T06:00:00

    Heads spin and stomachs churn at Lendlease’s new £100,000 VR facility, while Crossrail avoids admitting to a bumpy ride of its own. Meanwhile in Brexitland, it’s a relief to know that all is as well as ever …

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    Hansom: Time out

    2018-08-31T06:00:00

    Costain’s CEO refreshingly forgets about Brexit, and Lendlease’s boss is on a well-earned break. Meanwhile, for those who are slogging away, the Spurs stadium is the place to be…

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    Hansom: Where the money is

    2018-08-24T06:00:00

    Accountants charge up to £1,156 an hour to sort out Carillion, and an MP gets on stage to prove once again that politics is just showbusiness for ugly people

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    Hansom: Ups and downs

    2018-08-10T06:00:00

    From news stories to new storeys, Building’s former home is flattened for redevelopment, while a new office block in Clerkenwell just looks demolished

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    Hansom: Lazy-hazy-crazy days

    2018-08-03T06:00:00

    President Trump makes a few more lives difficult and Jacob Rees-Mogg assures us he’ll find a way to improve ours; meanwhile, everyone else just wants to put their out-of-office on and get away

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    Hansom: Confusion reigns

    2018-07-31T06:00:00

    Willmott Dixon’s suppliers confront their inner rubber ducks, and the waters rise at the Houses of Parliament

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    Hansom: What a coincidence

    2018-07-20T06:00:00

    England hung on in the World Cup for just long enough to inconvenience consultants’ party planning – and is it Big Ben’s lack of hands that has removed parliamentarians’ sense of urgency about Brexit?

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    Hansom: For a better world

    2018-07-13T12:01:00

    This week, women in construction stick the boot in, scientists harness the power of mushrooms for a more eco-friendly brick and the words ‘coffee mug’ get a whole new meaning

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    Hansom: Industry exposure

    2018-07-06T06:00:00

    The housing sector gets a dressing-down on The Archers, the leader of the Lib Dems unsettles the RIBA and Interserve skirts around the issue of a major loss. Well, they say there’s no such thing as bad publicity …

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    Hansom: Who, me?

    2018-06-29T06:00:00

    Confusion reigns as a four-year-old building ends up with a RIBA award and the Commonwealth Games tries to keep the identity of its demolition contractor secret

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