All Leader articles – Page 7

  • Sarah
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    Homes, sweet homes

    2017-07-21T06:00:00Z

    Government is not taking enough responsibilty for planning affordable housing – as the outcry over Battersea shows

  • Chloe McCulloch
    Comment

    Tough at the top: Carillion's woes

    2017-07-14T06:01:00Z

    Carillion faces a difficult challenge after its announcement of a profit warning and the resulting plunge in share price – the firm will be looking for a very safe pair of hands to be its new CEO

  • Chloe McCulloch
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    After the fire

    2017-07-06T06:00:00Z

    The traumatic experience at Grenfell Tower has understandably triggered a rush to find answers, but we also need to stand back and look at social housing in a holistic way

  • Chloe McCulloch
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    Fire tests: Cause for alarm

    2017-06-29T06:00:00Z

    It’s possible that combustible materials used in the cladding for Grenfell Tower and others complied with building regulations, in which case we are looking at a catastrophic failure of the system

  • Sarah
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    Brexit: And so it begins

    2017-06-23T07:00:00Z

    A year after the UK decided to leave the EU, the Brexit negotiations have finally started

  • Sarah
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    Grenfell Tower: A fatal failure

    2017-06-22T06:00:00Z

    The onus is on all of us to ensure a tragedy like the deadly blaze at Grenfell Tower never happens again

  • Sarah
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    Election reaction: Now what?

    2017-06-16T07:00:00Z

    Given that construction typically recoils at the prospect of uncertainty, where does last week’s election result leave the sector?

  • Sarah
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    Election reaction: Where uncertainty will hit construction

    2017-06-09T16:30:00Z

    Consensual politics is good in theory – but it’s a fine line between agreement and inertia

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Welcome to the family

    2017-06-08T14:30:00Z

    Sir Robert McAlpine appoints Paul Hamer as chief executive – a man used to tackling a big commercial challenge

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    GE2017: All to play for

    2017-06-02T06:00:00Z

    Promises on public spending and skills have swayed construction from the Conservatives to Labour

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Council housing: Anything you can do

    2017-05-26T07:50:00Z

    Theresa May’s pledge to build ‘a new generation of council homes’ is a riposte to Labour’s promise to fund 500,000 social homes

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Taking a lead on BIM

    2017-05-12T06:00:00Z

    BIM can improve the industry’s efficiency but more firms need to adopt it before the full benefit can be realised

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    NHS on life support

    2017-05-05T06:00:00Z

    The NHS is in a critical condition as capital funding pots are being raided to meet a widening funding gap

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    The Brexit election: Beating the drum

    2017-04-28T06:00:00Z

    A large majority would give the Conservative more freedom in the Brexit negotiations but how would they use it? And are they listening to construction’s concerns?

  • Chloe McCulloch
    Comment

    Snap election: Construction’s chance

    2017-04-21T06:00:00Z

    The general election is a chance for the industry to make its case to politicians of all parties

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Fitzgerald: Cometh the hour …

    2017-04-13T06:00:00Z

    Turning Bovis’ fortunes around will be no small task for Greg Fitzgerald but you wouldn’t bet against him

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Free schools don't come cheap

    2017-04-07T06:00:00Z

    The question of whether the government is spending too much on free schools development is far from clear cut

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Our work cut out

    2017-03-31T06:00:00Z

    Labour saving technology might stem the skills shortage, but it’s unlikely to be introduced quickly

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Nuclear chill

    2017-03-24T06:00:00Z

    Concrete is about to be poured at Hinkley, but future nuclear projects are beset with problems

  • Sarah Richardson
    Comment

    Building's manifesto for a better Brexit

    2017-03-17T06:00:00Z

    Our campaign for a better Brexit deal for the industry features eight key demands