Issue : 09 July 2009
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The fall in demand for both permanent and temporary construction workers eased slightly in June, but still remains among the lowest of all UK industries.
The importance of adjudication in disputesSubscription
Following the introduction of adjudication in the Construction Act, the courts now adopt the approach that in all but the rarest of cases, adjudicator’s decisions must be enforced. By Andrew Jones
What to do if retention return is delayedSubscription
Hamish Lal looks at the increasingly common problems of employers not releasing retention on time
Learn from the best marketeersSubscription
Top entrepreneurs discuss their tips for success and what books have helped along the way
Work starts on £6.2bn M25 wideningSubscription
Work to widen key sections of the M25 - as part of the £6.2 billion DBFO contract warded to the Connect Plus consortium - officially started today.
City of Edinburgh Council is looking for up to 20 contractors to undertake roofing and building repairs works, worth up to £60 million, on private housing in the city.
Edinburgh International Conference Centre is inviting bids for an £85 million contract to design and build additional function space.
Team to review housing for the elderlySubscription
Some of the country’s top architects and housing specialists are cherry picking the best ideas and practices from across Europe in order to meet the needs of our ageing population.
The Highways Agency has published its new procurement strategy setting out its approach to procurement of goods, services and construction expertise for the next five to 10 years.
Work to move the crane which collapsed on a block of flats in Liverpool on Monday will begin today.