Analysis: Housing Zones

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Housing zones: London opens doors to huge contractor opportunities

London housing zones have the potential to provide thousands of new homes and unlock billions of pounds of development. So what do contractors need to know to get a slice of the action?

Demolition was from the inside out

Refreshing beer: Kier turns brewery HQ into architectural landmark Video

ESA’s high-precision architectural lines required a crafty solution to redevelop Courage headquarters redevelopment in Staines.

Balfour Beatty / Carillion: the story so far

Born to Build

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The faces of Born to Build

The Born to Build campaign is being fronted by 17 young people who work in the industry, they share their stories here.

Mark Burgess chief operations officer Debt Guard Solicitors

Cash crisis: Small firms' battle with trade debt continues...

Each construction SME was burdened with an average trade debt of £484,000 during the last financial year, suggesting that despite the economic upturn, the strain on the sector’s smallest firms remains severe.

Industry employment in major occupations 2008 vs 2013 ONS

Talent pool shrinks as output demands skills renaissance

26-Aug-2014 | By Chloe Stothart

Latest numbers suggest the gap between required and available skills is reaching critical levels. So which areas are in most urgent need and what obstacles must be overcome?

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