Public Sector

Construction Framework Review Should Push Playbook


Gemma Duxbury looks at the government’s independent review of construction frameworks must consider both the public sector and contractors.

PMI Spring high for construction


PMI Spring high for construction. Activity figures register at highest since September 2014 as construction bounces back.

Sustainable highways design


Highways England Strategic Design Panel has published its latest report.

John Radcliffe Hospital receives planning nod


Retrospective planning permission has been granted for John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

We Must Get Procurement Preparation Right


There is a big focus in the Construction Playbook on procuring for value and harnessing the power of SMEs within the industry.

HS2 contractor helps SMEs get on track


HS2’s Contractor has launched a virtual enterprise academy to support sme's.

Real-Time Insights on Business Performance


Procore Technologies Inc has released findings of an independent survey commissioned by Procore of over 250 UK and Irish managers and above.

Parliament Restoration Takes a Step Closer


Work to design the complex restoration at the Palace of Westminster is to continue with a renewed focus on vital and essential work after the Houses of Parliament welcomed the publication of a review which underlines the urgent need to restore the building and recommends new approaches to doing so.

Pick Everard Lands Scottish Framework Award


Independent consultancy, Pick Everard has been appointed to Scotland Excel’s engineering and technical consultancy framework

Warehouse Underway at Wakefield Hub


G F Tomlinson have started works on a new 65,000 sq ft warehouse in Wakefield Hub for Newmarket Lane Ltd a JV between HBD and Yorkcourt.