It’s not been the most auspicious summer for London’s Premier League clubs looking to expand their stadiums.
There’s one thing subcontractors and journalists have very much in common: we’re both on the lookout for tell-tale signs of trouble among main contractors.
This week NG Bailey’s chief executive David Hurcomb told me the decision to “walk away” from bids had been a key reason behind his firm’s profit growth.
Look up the definition of ‘icon’ and you will see the following: “A person or thing regarded as a representative symbol or worthy of veneration.”
A scaffolder accidentally drops his spanner 50 m above ground, down into the middle of a busy construction site.
Since John Prescott’s 2001 intervention led to the industry’s first safety summit, there have been significant health and safety improvements in this industry.
Today was a big day for Interserve.
Imagine a paranoid bank manager that takes a different route into work each day to avoid being followed, who’s installed the latest biometric scanners on every door of his branch, and whose impregnable vault has never once been breached.