Issue : 15 June 2018
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Who is accountable for defects in design? Subscription
Hochtief being found liable for a tunnel collapse poses complex questions about the finer points of design and responsibility.
A look at the numbers behind Interserve’s vote on its CEO’s pay deal, Carillion workers moving to Vinci, and London Fire Brigade checks post-Grenfell.
This week’s Supreme Court decision on employment rights could have ramifications for certain businesses, write tax experts Nigel Morris and Gordon Thrower.
Despite what you may have read, construction firms are actually taking huge strides forward when it comes to managing cashflow – and managing working capital in general.
Productivity and its effect on project timelines have always been important issues for businesses across the industry.
Construction News digital edition – 15 June 2018Subscription
Mace: Contractor paying £100,000-a-month bill for fire safety measures following discovery of Grenfell-style cladding on its Greenwich Square development; Cladding post-Grenfell: The cladding sector has faced more scrutiny than any other sector following the tragedy last year. We analyse the biggest concerns, the impact of uncertainty and the responses so far; Procurement: The refurbishment of Grenfell tower and how it came to pass has put procurement under the microscope – one year ...
Subcontractors write off £2.8bn in bad debtSubscription
Subcontractors wrote off around £2.8bn in bad debt last year, according to research by Bibby Financial Services (BFS).
Details of Balfour Beatty’s £500m contract to build an energy-from-waste plant in Gloucestershire look set to be made public after a ruling by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
Grenfell: One year on, none the wiserSubscription
In the early hours of this morning, the now-covered Grenfell Tower was bathed in a green light.
Wates wins £150m Birmingham office jobSubscription
Wates has won a £150m contract to design and build a new office in Birmingham city centre.