Finance & Legislation

Construction firm found guilty of manslaughter over fall deaths

Deaths described by prosecutor as “entirely foreseeable and preventable".

Defending Adjudication Enforcement by Applying for a Declaration

Peter Sheridan looks at the issue of adjudication enforcement.

Call for government to tackle air pollution from construction sites

Former Mayor of London for Environment wants local authorities given powers to address the issue.

Construction industry hardest hit with dramatic increase in health and safety fines

UK companies paid out more than £61M in health and safety fines last year.

Cash-flow on demand for suppliers – a beginner’s guide to supply chain finance

Supply chains are still only as strong as their weakest link.

Mayor of London looking for experts to boost affordable housing

London Development Panel to accelerate delivery of homes on public land over next four years.

Planning system causing problems for small building firms

NHBC Foundation reveal improvements needed in planning and land availability.

Unlocking Doors and Creating Inroads: The Benefits of the Apprenticeship Levy

Companies should see the Apprenticeship Levy as a "welcome opportunity".

Taylor Wimpey sorry in leasehold fee wrangle

Housebuilder sets aside £130M to assist those homebuyers affected by the scandal.

Five ways to rein in your construction insurance premium

Steve Whetham from MCM insurance looks at ways to bring your premium within budget.