Issue : 14 May 2009
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The national stations improvement programme, rail by the numbers and useful links
Landscape products firm Marshalls is to raise £34 million through a rights issue after sales in the first four months of 2009 tumbled 19 per cent.
Let the buyer be cannySubscription
The market for construction insurance is becoming trickier to navigate. By Stuart Winter
Measure your performance to improve businessSubscription
Smaller firms are analysing aspects of how they work to get better at it. By Lucy Handley
Britain’s biggest property company Land Securities has illustrated the sheer depth of the slump in the nation’s property market, today revealing the value of its portfolio fell by £4.74 billion in the year to end-March.
Barratt sees reservations rise 4pcSubscription
Housebuilder Barratt Developments has reported reservations for the firm are up over 4 per cent so far in 2009.
Spiders, scissors and boomsSubscription
‘Niche’ access is still performing if you think wider, according to Andy Bray
Living in the heavensSubscription
On the outskirts of the City of London students will be able to enjoy very lofty views across some prime central real estate. Paul Thompson reports
Slash corporation tax, Tories demandSubscription
The Tories are putting pressure on the Government to cut the headline rate of corporation tax for businesses from 28 per cent to 25 per cent.
BSF: minimum design standard launchedSubscription
A minimum standard for use in the design of Building Schools for the Future buildings was launched this morning.