Issue : 4 October 2007
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The right strategy for sustainability?Subscription
John Malins - associate at David Arnold Cooper Solicitors looks at the government's proposals published in the Draft Strategy for Sustainable Construction
Signoff: David TaylorSubscription
Depending on your outlook, this time of year is either when your interest in politics deepens, or you begin to wish the whole sick crew would head off to Brighton en masse and jump off the nearest cliff.
After a dour period, shareholders in Oakdene finally appeared to be seeing some upside – then came Northern Rock.
Talk is cheap - not talking isn'tSubscription
Disputes require good communication if additional costs are not to be incureed by unnecessary delays. Guy Cottam takes a look at an example of how not to do it
Links for official organisations dealing with law and regulation.
Health and Safety Resource ListSubscription
Links for official organisations dealing with health and safety.
Crossrail secures extra fundingSubscription
The long-awaited £16 billion Crossrail project will go ahead after extra funding was agreed, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said today.
Glasgow seeks builder for health office plansSubscription
Glasgow City Council is looking for firms interested in building a new community health office.
Dawson-Wam fined for employee deathSubscription
A civil engineering firm has been fined £100,000 and ordered to pay £76,000 costs after the death of an employee while dismantling heavy machinery.
Widening the safety netSubscription
If the alarming rise in site fatalities is to be reversed, small companies in the house building and refurbishment sector will need persuading to improve their safety procedures