Balfour Beatty will close a number of smaller regional offices as part of its ongoing consolidation programme.
Tidal Lagoon Power, the company behind the UK’s first ever tidal energy project, could be forced to cut nearly 20 per cent of its staff.
Formwork specialist RMD Kwikform explains its strategy for training a future generation of engineers.
What the story of a 24-year-old painter and decorator reveals about the barriers construction must remove if it’s to attract the very best people.
Engaging with local communities is a key strand for Skanska. Its work in Bristol transforming the city’s schools highlights its approach to reaching out to the community.
A vast yet largely overlooked workforce is out there for those firms prepared to engage with it.
The industry’s skills gap has been a hot topic for some time now, with many sceptics doubting the industry’s ability to bounce back.
The Manchester City Council chief has wrested power from Whitehall. So where does his focus lie as the devolution agenda gathers pace?
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Harvey Francis talks about early engagement with the supply chain and introducing them to Skanska’s workplace culture through inclusion in on-site meetings.
Dr Noble Francis has his say on where the government’s Spending Review impacts on the construction industry.
Arcadis head of strategic research and insight Simon Rawlinson talks the “real challenge for the industry” following chancellor George Osborne’s Spending Review speech.
Luke Raine discusses decoding a military CV for the construction industry, and transferrable skills between the two.
“The CVs are written in such a way that isn’t immediately obvious as to how their skills might transfer to our industry.”
Skanska group HR director talks about getting around an industry in recession whilst starting the drive to recruit diversity.
Skanska UK project manager Luke Raine highlights the challenges faced for military personnel seeking a career outside the armed forces.
Skanska UK Group HR director Harvey Francis discusses the “opportunity” diversity presents for the business.
A tower crane gets erected at the 103 Colmore Row site as NatWest Tower demolition gets underway.
The government will give local leaders “new radical powers” to take responsibility for driving local growth.
Sir Howard Bernstein has criticised the government’s housing policy for being too London-centric
Birmingham City Council has selected John Clancy to replace Sir Albert Bore as the authority’s new leader.
Keep up to date with all the announcements from the Spending Review and Autumn Statement that affect the construction industry
The Office for Budget Responsibility has revised up forecast growth in GDP for 2016 and 2017.
The government has revealed details of its new apprenticeship levy but has not yet made a final decision over how it will affect the CITB’s existing construction industry levy.
The government will spend £23bn on creating 600,000 new school places over the course of this parliament, according to George Osborne.
The chancellor has unveiled measures and incentives aimed at increasing UK housebuilding
The government has exempted steel manufacturers from costly emissions charges as it moves to protect the ailing industry in the UK.
The government is set to spend £61bn on capital transport projects and programmes over the next five years, the chancellor has revealed.
Construction input costs will rise by 3-4 per cent annually over the next five years, according to forecasts from the Building Cost Information Service.
The full transcript of the chancellor’s speech – jump to the announcements that matter to your business.