All Leader articles – Page 16

  • Joey Gardiner
    Comment

    ECO is the victim of political point-scoring

    2013-11-29T06:00:00Z

    It’s fine to reform ECO but cutting it back would be an act of political vandalism

  • Ike Ijeh
    Comment

    Transforming the Tate

    2013-11-22T06:00:00Z

    Following a period of prosperity, culture funding is being cut. Tate Britain’s renovation in a time like this is particularly outstanding

  • Joey Gardiner
    Comment

    Workers find their worth

    2013-11-22T06:00:00Z

    After a period of pay freezes and lack of opportunities, the recovery is set to benefit workers

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Life in the labour camps

    2013-11-22T06:00:00Z

    The working conditions in Qatar are becoming clearer as time goes on. Companies need to use their influence to improve standards

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Energy crisis

    2013-11-15T06:00:00Z

    Politicians’ knee-jerk statements aren’t helping this difficult situation

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    There's a job to do

    2013-11-08T06:00:00Z

    Thousands of people are out of work in the UK and yet construction has a skills shortage, surely this is one problem we can solve?

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    The axeman cometh

    2013-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Cameron has announced plans to roll back green charges on energy bills. These charges fund the only measures likely to lower bills in the future.

  • Sarah Richardson 236
    Comment

    Let there be light

    2013-10-25T00:00:00Z

    Hinkley shows promise, but a series of hiccups along the way means the project needs to go a lot smoother from here

  • Joey Gardiner
    Comment

    Curb your enthusiasm

    2013-10-18T00:00:00Z

    The construction industry has reason to be optimistic but now is not the time to sit back and celebrate

  • Sarah Richardson 236
    Comment

    New faces in government

    2013-10-11T06:00:00Z

    Cameron’s reshuffle affects key positions for our sector and of most concern is the downgrading of the housing minister role to a junior ministerial position  

  • Joey Gardiner
    Comment

    Supply chain finance: Simply too complex

    2013-09-27T06:00:00Z

    There’s nothing inherently wrong with main contractors arranging finance for their subbies, but wouldn’t it just be easier to pay on time?

  • Sarah Richardson 236
    Comment

    Don't be found wanting

    2013-09-20T06:00:00Z

    The supply chain seems to have been caught out by construction’s recovery, it can’t afford to hesitate any longer

  • Sarah Richardson 236
    Comment

    Five years on

    2013-09-13T00:00:00Z

    We need to learn from the last half-decade of pain and have a long-term infrastructure pipeline to help prevent a return to boom and bust

  • Sarah Richardson 236
    Comment

    The schools we lack

    2013-09-06T06:00:00Z

    There is a dramatic need to increase the number of school places, and that means opportunities for construction

  • Sarah Richardson 236
    Comment

    No place like home

    2013-08-30T06:00:00Z

    Trade delegations to lucrative markets abroad are great PR for politicians but to sure up this tentative recovery the focus has to be on activity in the UK

  • Joey Gardiner
    Comment

    Halfway housing

    2013-08-23T00:00:00Z

    The government has made some welcome decisions over housing but has created a mood of uncertainty over space standards

  • Will Hurst New
    Comment

    Days gone by

    2013-08-15T15:00:00Z

    This August, we’re taking a trip back through summer months of the past and celebrating the industry’s heritage

  • Joey Gardiner
    Comment

    Take a break

    2013-08-09T00:00:00Z

    Despite the gloom, there are reasons to be cheerful this summer

  • Joey Gardiner
    Comment

    The certainty principle

    2013-08-02T00:00:00Z

    Ministers need to provide clarity rather than broad assurances over regulations and enegy targets

  • Sarah Richardson 236
    Comment

    Handle with care

    2013-07-26T00:00:00Z

    Uncertainty on key areas of regulation could act as brake on growth at a time when the industry looks set to turn a corner