Issue : 4 May 2018
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Construction has the largest gender pay gap of any UK industry. But behind the data, why is this issue business-critical and what do the experiences of women in the sector reveal about the challenges we must tackle?
Curves, uninterrupted floorplans and a Thunderbirds-style roof are helping TH Real Estate’s 70 St Mary Axe stand out in the battle of the skyscrapers.
Week in numbers: Bam, Skanska and Rio FerdinandSubscription
This week’s look at results from Bam Construction and Skanska Group plus Rio Ferdinand’s housing venture.
Interserve is being investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority over the handling of inside information and its disclosures to the market relating to its energy-from-waste business.
Silvertown Tunnel: £1bn project gets green lightSubscription
The government has given the planning green light to the new £1bn Silvertown Tunnel under the River Thames.
Corbyn: 30-day pay terms should be lawSubscription
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told Construction News he wants invoice payment within 30 days to be enshrined in law.
Interserve and Kier beware: The knives are outSubscription
Any construction firm with an outsourcing arm better watch their back: the big outsourcers are out to get you.
Former HS2 boss to leave Rolls-RoyceSubscription
Former HS2 chief executive Simon Kirby is set to leave Rolls-Royce after just 19 months at the firm, Rolls-Royce has confirmed.
The government has rejected claims it has struck a deal with developer Hitachi to provide financial guarantees for its planned £10bn nuclear power plant in north Wales.
Bam’s UK construction operations saw profit quadruple in 2017 despite its Construct business reporting an overall decline for the year.