Finance & Legislation

Third party red flags: how developers can avoid reputational damage 

There are a plethora of risks that developers might face when seeking to deliver a project via a third-party contractor.

£100M export opportunities for Zanzibar infrastructure

Infrastructure upgrades to Zanzibar, Tanzania, will provide UK exporters with some £100M of opportunities,

Construction firms fined nearly £60M for bid rigging

Ten construction firms have been fined almost £60M by the CMA for illegally colluding to rig bids.

What is Social Value and how does it help suppliers to win work with the public sector?

Guy Battle, CEO, Social Value Portal offers his unique perspective on what it takes to win new contract

Reacting to the recession in the construction industry: What are the dangers? 

In a period of recession, the construction industry, like so many others, will be scrutinising all spending and prioritising cash flow above all else.  

How construction companies can mitigate the risks posed by economic instability

Whilst the economic forecast has improved and recession on the scale of 2008/9 looks increasingly unlikely, these are difficult times for the industry,

Levelling Up funding boost for SME housebuilders

Development finance is now available for small and medium housebuilders.

Reducing flooding with sustainable drainage

Government review promotes sustainable drainage systems on new developments.

Road strategy under pressure

The National Audit Office has warned that road enhancements are under pressure due to inflation, with difficult decisions to be made in prioritising projects. The NAO has released its report into the second Road Investment Strategy, which shows that by March 2025, National Highways will have undertaken less work on

The future of arbitration in construction

In this article, we look at some changes proposed to the Arbitration Act.