James Brokenshire

Housing secretary says government coming round to cladding ban


James Brokenshire tells MPs government is “minded to agree” with arguments to outlaw combustible cladding

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Hackitt's digital records call could boost BIM take-up

2018-05-21T14:00:00+01:00By Hamish Champ

Safety and accountability issues could get more firms on board

Here East

Diller Scofidio & Renfro wins V&A's new research centre job

2018-05-21T13:57:00+01:00By Hamish Champ

Firm, which teamed up with Austin-Smith Lord, chosen for its ’clarity, ambition and originality’


Jobs of almost two thirds of Carillion's staff saved


But 12% of the pre-liquidation workforce has been axed

Walthamstow Central

Sadiq Khan announces £24m of funding for transport projects


Four projects are set to receive cash

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Ex-Carillion FD and MPs in war of words over inquiry findings


MPs hit back at former Carillion finance boss Richard Adam over claims he was misrepresented in report on collapse

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    Interserve: Waste not, want not


    Interserve’s energy-from-waste crisis has prompted fears of another Carillion-style collapse, as the company takes drastic action to rebalance the books

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    Going it alone


    Britain’s QS sector has changed dramatically, with the foreign takeover of big-name firms prompting entrepreneurial types to start up on their own. Have these challenger firms become the new establishment?

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    Online poll: Disruptor influx


    This week’s poll: Would other sectors benefit from an influx of small new firms in the style of the QS disruptors?

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Elizabeth Tower: The test of time


The Elizabeth Tower is known the world over for housing the bongs of the Big Ben bell, and standing as a symbol of London, the UK and even democracy. But this venerable structure is in dire need of repair – something a five-year, £61m refurbishment programme is taking care of

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