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Frozen salaries have got many looking to change jobs, according to this year’s contractor salary survey compiled by Hays Construction. So what’s the outlook for those who have forgotten what a pay rise is? Building peers into the distance for a glimmer of hope
Clients, being generally large and with sharp teeth, have been pushing their weight around since the recession began. But despite some dangerous swipes of the procurement tail, many have come to realise that they need contractors just as much as contractors need them
The year’s tables of the UK biggest consultants show that many of them have too many mouths to feed, which means they will face painful choices in the next 12 months. Roxane McMeeken looks at how they got into this position. To accompany the tables, which are will , we ...
Monday 9 August 2004 is a date Jennifer Deeney will never forget. It was when her husband Kieron died in an accident on a construction site - 13 weeks after they were married. Since then she’s been campaigning for better site safety - and a calendar of naked women ...
There’s no way to sugarcoat this: contractors’ pay is down and benefits are under threat, too. Roxane McMeeken looks at the figures in the Hays 2010 salary survey and asks how employers and employees can stick together through the hard times