Public Sector

Why Local Plans Are the Answer to Engaging Communities


The shake-up of the planning system has seen some mixed reactions in a new white paper the government sets out a new approach

Business Reaction to Spending Review


Following on from Rishi Sunak’s spending review yesterday on "Leveling Up" the nation, here are some business reactions:

Highways England Begins Search for Partner


Highways England last week begun its search for its largest ever contract, the £2 billion package to build the longest road tunnel in the UK.

Brexit: Impact and Challenges for Construction


Sean Keyes of Sutcliffe writes about the impact and challenges the construction industry may face when the UK leaves the EU

What New Reforms Mean for Local Authorities


Paul Beaney of DEF Software considers what the Government should be doing if they really want to make changes to planning reforms

Construction Output Grows in September


According to new figures released by the ONS on Thursday November 12, 2020, construction output grew in September 2020.

How is Brexit Going to Impact Construction?


Dr Aidan Bell is co-founder of EnviroBuild, in this feature he writes about how Brexit could impact the construction industry in the UK.

Modular Construction and Fire Risks


Specialist construction lawyer Rebecca Harries-Williams discusses the potential pitfalls associated with modern methods of construction (MMC)

Edinburgh Council Award Framework


Over 50 suppliers have won a place on a new framework following on from competitive procurement exercises held by Edinburgh City Council.

Brexit and Construction – Death or Glory?


With just a few weeks until the UK leaves the EU, Ben Webb writes about Brexit and the challenges the construction industry could face