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Projects: North-west

London Road Fire Station Manchester Allied London CGI 2

Booming Manchester: 5 projects to watchSubscription

Manchester is providing a wealth of work for contractors to target – but who is already working on the city’s biggest schemes and which jobs should companies keep an eye on? 

Feature: Frameworks

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Procurement 2.0: How a Scottish model is conquering EnglandSubscription

An innovative approach to public sector procurement that started in Scotland is now making waves for two English councils on the south coast – with major implications for public clients.

Building 6B Riverside Quarter Galliford Try Frasers Property 149

Galliford saves hardest for last on Thames resi schemeSubscription

In south London Galliford Try is approaching its eighth year on a residential development by the Thames that now faces the trickiest phase of work yet.

Doncaster National High Speed Rail college 1

HS2’s skills college: What’s holding it back?Subscription

The National College for High Speed Rail opened two sites 12 months ago. One year on, funding and student shortfalls have raised questions about its viability.

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HS2 at 10: The costs, conflicts and controversySubscription

As the client behind the £55.7bn line approaches its 10th birthday, CN looks at the major pressure points the line has faced on the road to main construction.

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20181019 week in numbers index

Week in numbers: Balfour's £2.1bn and Parliament's long waitSubscription

A look behind the numbers as Parliament’s revamp gets an updated timetable and Balfour Beatty is selected as sole contractor on a multi-billion-pound framework.

Mace N06 East Village Get Living Qatari Diar Oxford Properties – courtyard view

Contract wins grow year on year to £3.1bnSubscription

Mace took a narrow victory in September’s contractor league as the combined value of wins settled down after a rocky few months.

Helen Pearce and Sam Cave-Brown-Cave lawyers Bond Dickinson

Don't have a contract? You might still have a claimSubscription

Written contracts are always best, but if you don’t have one there may still be a way to pursue a claim, explain Helen Pearce and Sam Cave-Browne-Cave.

Anne Morris managing director DavidsonMorris

Illegal workers: How to cancel a Home Office fineSubscription

Immigration solicitor Anne Morris explains why it can pay to question Home Office fines for illegal employment.