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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
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
As Brian Green points out in his column on drumming up work, the government has pretty much kept the industry in business during the recession. About 40% of construction work undertaken in Britain is bought by the taxpayer, compared with 31% in the days when Northern Rock was just a ...
The companies taken over by ’one-stop consultant’ Erinaceous, aka the exploding hedgehog, have spent two years struggling to safety. Roxane McMeeken reports live from the front line