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Trade bodies team up to sound alarm on Brexit immigration plan


Chiefs of nine groups tell Brexit secretary David Davis schemes are at risk if EU workers forced to leave in 2019

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Osborne joins row about EU migrants plan

2017-09-15T06:00:00+01:00By Mark Leftly

Former chancellor highlights financial and workforce risks as he again champions the northern powerhouse to rebalance the economy

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Snap election poll: Who gets your vote?


With just 27 days left till polling day, Building is running a reader poll to find out about the industry’s views of the main parties and how it intends to vote

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Aecom boss: Brexit is causing worker ‘exodus’

2017-05-04T08:00:00+01:00By 1 comments

Patrick Flaherty backs investment in off-site manufacturing amid predicted skills shortages

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Election is ‘chance for a better Brexit’

2017-04-20T08:00:00+01:00By Building news desk

Industry leaders urge construction to make the case for a better Brexit during forthcoming election campaign

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Building a Better Brexit campaign backers top 100

2017-04-06T08:00:00+01:00By Building news desk

Law firm Taylor Wessing and consultant McBains Cooper among latest to support our campaign

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Brexit won’t delay housing reform, says Barwell

2017-04-03T08:00:00+01:00By Jim Dunton

Housing minister outlines ways of speeding up delivery of white paper measures


Heathrow unveils £650m extra spend as Brexit starting gun fired


Shareholders say cash boost is ‘major signal of confidence’ in UK

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Brexit begins: Divorce must be 'catalyst for positive change', says industry

2017-03-29T12:19:00+01:00By Building news desk

Sector leaders urge industry to capitalise on EU withdrawal - despite potential for short term ‘havoc’


Aecom and JLL join Better Brexit campaign

2017-03-29T08:00:00+01:00By Building news desk1 comments

Support for Building campaign grows as Brexit process set to begin today

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Capita and Ramboll join industry support for Building a Better Brexit

2017-03-22T07:00:00+00:00By Building news desk

Support grows for Building campaign as Theresa May prepares to trigger Article 50

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May to trigger Article 50 next Wednesday

2017-03-20T11:40:00+00:00By Building news desk

Date confirmed as Building a Better Brexit campaign steps up

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Industry backs campaign to forge better Brexit deal

2017-03-17T08:00:00+00:00By Building news desk

Building a Better Brexit manifesto includes demands for government action and pledges for industry reform

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Brexit impacts Arcadis' UK building revenues


The consultant also saw writedown from legacy claims against Hyder

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Brexit puts Bristol housing plans at risk, says mayor

2017-02-15T07:00:00+00:00By Mark Leftly

Marvin Rees says lack of EU construction workers and competition from Hinkley is ‘major challenge’


Industry says EU labour is vital to keep it going after Brexit

2017-02-10T08:00:00+00:00By ,

Over 2,000 survey responses show free movement of workers and freedom from trade tariffs are priorities

Make yourself heard

Last chance to take Building's Brexit survey


More than 2,000 readers respond to survey asking for views on the best Brexit deal for construction

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Turmeric lattes all round!


Media and tech firms’ desire to provide their young talent with playful and flexible working spaces embedded in a vibrant community is changing how we build

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North and South: George Osborne talks to Building

2017-09-15T05:00:00+01:00By Mark Leftly

George Osborne talks to Building, reflecting on the ‘northern powerhouse’, infrastructure, Brexit and his hope that the current government will finish the job he started

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Sort out skills or face a construction crisis in post-Brexit Britain

2017-09-15T05:00:00+01:00By 1 comments

With the level of infrastructure demand, it’s essential for government to find a way to retain skilled EU workers and attract sustainable levels of talent in the future

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No, it's not going to be all right


As the slow-motion suicide that is Brexit unfolds into full horror, we see the pound set to sink below the euro, government encroaching on parliament’s democratic powers, and proposals to inhibit employers from recruiting talent overseas

Dave Rogers

The government isn’t doing enough to prevent a mass exodus of EU workers

2017-07-04T15:28:00+01:00By 2 comments

Brexit could be a spark for an exodus of EU construction workers and the government doesn’t seem to have a plan

Andrew Stunell

Listening mode


For construction to have a chance of getting the best out of Brexit, it needs to convince the government to listen to it

Eugenie Bliah

How Brexit got personal


The focus of Brexit so far has been the possible impact on construction’s growing skills shortage. But how is the UK’s vote to leave affecting the EU nationals themselves and what can employers do to ensure that they stay?

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Brexit and construction law: Changing times

2017-06-23T06:00:00+01:00By Al Watson, Jill Carey, Clare Harman-Clark

One year on from the EU referendum, nobody knows how a post-Brexit world will look


‘Projects won’t be delivered’


With the industry dependent on EU workers, major restrictions on immigration as part of a ‘hard Brexit’ could be disastrous

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