Construction missing out on R&D tax credits

The figures show that construction is missing out on this valuable tax relief and driver to innovation.

Budget 2017: Plans for 300,000 more homes a year

In a pre-curser to today’s budget, Phillip Hammond announced plans to build 300,000 extra homes a year.

Construction polluters fined

The Environment Agency has successfully prosecuted a house building company who failed to control silt run off from a site.

Construction rental market back to strength

The UK’s construction equipment rental market is set to beat prerecession levels.

Prime Minister announces investment boost for R&D and transport

New measures form part of the government's proposed Industrial Strategy.

Kier Construction Scotland to helm Golden Jubilee hospital scheme

£34.5M project to create a dedicated cataract surgery.

North to get new transport powers

Transport Minister Jesse Norman has announced the government is set to devolve transport powers to regions.

Vision 2020: Bold new strategy for the CITB unveiled

New vision to reestablish CITB as an agile, forward-thinking skills body.

HGV taxes pay for almost all the UK’s road maintenance

Research conducted by the FTA has shown that HGVs pay enough tax alone to cover almost all UK road maintenance.

Government outlines housing vision

The government has released its future ‘vision for housing’.