Finance & Legislation

How our sector can meet its sustainability commitments in 2019


Sustainability is at the top of the agenda for every sector and in particular, the construction industry.

Time is running out for traditional practices in the construction industry


Mark Farmer has set out his vision for modernisation of the industry.

February contracts see upturn


Infrastructure and residential remain solid for construction.

Critical importance of clearly identifying scope of works


This case shows the critical importance of clearly identifying the scope of works.

Government releases Infrastructure Finance Review


The government has released the Infrastructure Finance Review with a focus on a low carbon economy and Britain's exit from the EU.

Stronger Towns fund announced to boost economy in small towns


The Prime Minister has announced a Stronger Towns fund for economically deprived areas.

From CIS to making tax digital for VAT: Construction made simple


The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is not new news to those in the industry - but it can be time-consuming.

Why construction firms are missing out on millions in R&D tax credits


Why are so many companies in the sector failing to claim R&D tax credits?

Interserve announces losses and increases shareholder control


Troubled contractor Interserve has released data on its 2018 losses and increased shareholder control.

Payment in the construction sector


The Court of Appeal has recently provided clarification around payment in the construction sector.