Thames Water details £2.6bn AMP7 tender plan

Thames Water details £2.6bn AMP7 tender plan

Thames Water has outlined details of its tender plans for £2.6bn of work under the next AMP7 spending programme. The big water company will set out further details at a bidders day next month ahead of formally issuing invitations to tender for various lots over the...
Value of construction disputes drops by 47%

Value of construction disputes drops by 47%

The average value of UK construction disputes fell by 47% in 2018 although they are now taking longer to resolve. That’s according to Arcadis, which put the average value of UK construction disputes at $17.9m (£14.1m) last year, which is below the international...
Average construction salary rises to £45,900

Average construction salary rises to £45,900

The average asking salary across the construction industry has risen 9% to £45,900. That’s according to recruiter Randstad Construction, Property and Engineering, which analysed nearly 6,800 permanently placed construction jobs in the 12 months to 30 May 2018....
Serial construction late payers could finally face fines

Serial construction late payers could finally face fines

The government is finally considering plans to fine contractors who fail to pay their suppliers on time. Serial late payers could also be forced to settle their bills under “binding payment plans.” Small Business Minsiter Kelly Tolhurst unveiled a “robust” package of...