All Leader articles – Page 10

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Stamping out abuse

    2016-05-19T06:00:00Z

    Amid a flurry of evidence about the horrific conditions some workers in Qatar have faced, it is easy to say that workers’ rights and their enforcement need extensive reform

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Why Building says IN

    2016-05-12T06:00:00Z

    With local and regional elections out of the way, the countdown to the poll that could potentially have the biggest effect on the country has now begun in earnest

  • Sarah
    Comment

    London mayoral election: Knitting together

    2016-05-05T06:00:00Z

    The new mayor of London faces huge challenges, as far as the built environment is concerned

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    In uncertain times

    2016-04-29T06:00:00Z

    The construction sector has become well used to ups and downs in economic assessments of its performance

  • Sarah
    Comment

    A tragedy we cannot afford to forget

    2016-04-22T06:00:00Z

    The level of complexity involved in the safe operation and maintenance of cranes is underlined by the length of time taken to reach a verdict over the Battersea tragedy

  • Sarah
    Comment

    London beckons

    2016-04-15T06:00:00Z

    Three weeks from now, Londoners will head to the polls to decide who will fill the sizeable Boris-shaped void in the capital’s City Hall

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Zaha the great

    2016-04-06T06:00:00Z

    Zaha Hadid broke boundaries and will inspire a new generation of young architects with her inventiveness and experimentation

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Unstoppable BIM

    2016-04-01T06:00:00Z

    After half a decade of pressure, persuasion and investment, how successful has the initiative been?

  • Sarah
    Comment

    A Budget and its blunders

    2016-03-24T06:00:00Z

    The government’s plans to cut disability benefits has meant that last week’s Budget has come in for intense public and political scrutiny and now the government needs to find £4.4bn to balance its books

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Budget 2016: Cold comfort

    2016-03-18T06:00:00Z

    Confirmation that the government is backing the NIC is welcome but their approach to infrastructure is still falling short of the mark

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Sustainability: The vision thing

    2016-03-09T12:15:00Z

    Real sustainability means a built environment that can sustain its current, and future, population

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Money where the mouth is

    2016-03-04T06:00:00Z

    The picture painted by the government of a fresh regeneration push as a fix to poverty ignores the complexity of the communities it is designed to help

  • Sarah
    Comment

    EU referendum: The great unknown

    2016-02-25T06:00:00Z

    The noise from Westminster on the decision dubbed “one of the biggest in our lifetimes” by Cameron has only built as the week has gone on

  • Sarah
    Comment

    A client for London

    2016-02-19T06:00:00Z

    TfL’s launch of a 300-acre development programme will promote a significant amount of investment in the built environment at a time when it is desperately needed

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Hinkley on hold

    2016-02-12T06:00:00Z

    Will next Tuesday be the day EDF finally gives the go-ahead to a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C?

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Modern times

    2016-02-05T06:00:00Z

    Will Westminster finally help address construction’s skills shortfall?

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Credibility at work

    2016-01-29T06:00:00Z

    The problem of fraudulent skills is not new to construction

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Nail your colours to the mast

    2016-01-21T06:00:00Z

    The question of whether the UK should remain in the European Union is a classically polarised debate

  • Sarah
    Comment

    The estates we’re in

    2016-01-13T07:00:00Z

    Will Cameron’s rhetoric about regenerating the UK’s most run-down estates lead to any benefits for the people who actually live on them?

  • Sarah
    Comment

    Water, water everywhere

    2016-01-08T07:00:00Z

    That the UK needs greater flood defences is a no-brainer. Getting a level of co-ordination between government departments and local authorities to make it happen is the challenge