May 30, 2019

NFB: EU workers make a crucial contribution to UK construction

The Home Affairs Committee (HAC) has called on the Government to confirm in primary legislation the rights of EU citizens after the UK leaves the EU. […]
May 28, 2019

Galliford Try rejects £950m Bovis bid for housing business

Galliford Try has rejected a £950m bid by Bovis Homes to buy its Linden Homes and Partnerships & Regeneration businesses. Galliford Try bosses have been mulling over […]
May 23, 2019

Minister warns construction industry they must be ready for new rules on paying suppliers on time

Leaders from the construction industry have been reminded that tough new rules on paying their suppliers on time are due to come into force in September. […]
May 22, 2019

Dawnus: Collapsed construction firm owed debts of £50m

Construction company Dawnus collapsed owing almost £50m which is “highly unlikely” to be repaid, according to administrators Grant Thornton. The Swansea-based firm owed unsecured debts of […]
May 21, 2019

Galliford Try to shrink construction arm by a quarter

Contractor confirms 350 job cuts and will now focus on three sectors Galliford Try has said it will reduce the amount of work its construction business […]
May 20, 2019

Lords committee calls for HS2 rethink

A House of Lords committee says that the £56bn HS2 high speed rail project needs ‘a major rethink’. The Lords economic affairs committee says that it […]
May 16, 2019

Balfour Beatty warns HS2 delays putting jobs at risk

Balfour Beatty has warned that delays to starting main civils work on HS2 is putting jobs at risk. In a report setting out the challenges faced […]
May 14, 2019

Fit-out directors disqualified after cartel bust

The Competition and Markets Authority has disqualified three former directors of office fit-out firms for their involvement in illegal cartel behaviour. It comes after five companies […]
May 13, 2019

Do UK Contractor’s Take Too Much Risk for Too Little Reward?

The purpose of this article is to highlight some of the commercial pressures that Contractors and their supply chain will face in an ever-demanding and competitive […]