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.