VolkerWessels UK chief finance officer Naomi Connell knows a thing or two about challenging working environments.
The south coast boroughs of Lewes and Eastbourne may seem like unlikely sources of public procurement innovation. Yet something is stirring by the sea.
Some things are just inherently hard to describe. Take digital construction for example, where even industry experts have slightly different ideas of what it really means.
A few weeks ago Kier reported a pre-tax profit of £106m. Yet that didn’t do much to ward off the short-sellers, who are still controlling around 10.2 per cent of its stock.
It’s baffling that there is only one piece of major research into how drugs and alcohol is affecting the construction industry – and even that report is more than two years old.
There are a couple of broad-stroke facts and figures about the new apprenticeship system that are, to say the least, eyebrow raising.
Theresa May’s preference for ‘skilled’ workers was an unhelpful and sad takeaway from the party conferences.
Theresa May announced last week that the age of austerity was over for the UK.