How has Mott MacDonald been fixing Cumbria? Subscription
The clouds finally cleared over Cumbria on the morning of Tuesday 7 December 2015.
There was a crackle of static on the line, then Bill Hocking drew a breath, weighing up the most diplomatic answer.
Network Rail: 4 things to look out for in CP6Subscription
On Monday Construction News was invited to a briefing from Network Rail boss Mark Carne.
Carillion: A long hard look in the mirrorSubscription
Q: What do you think is the worse failing in a leader?
“Would you consider working in the Middle East?” I asked 8Build’s director Nigel Bellamy today.
The Carillion horror show came to town yesterday, as the company’s former bosses were grilled by MPs in an intense four-hour inquiry in Westminster.
LGBT: Are we close to a tipping point?Subscription
We may be barely a month into 2018, but already this is shaping up to be a pivotal year for LGBT+ within the construction industry.
Carillion: The sound of silenceSubscription
Since Carillion’s collapse 17 days ago, precious little information has come out about what will happen next.
The shape of tech to comeSubscription
The inaugural European ConTech Summit was jointly held by GenieBelt and Construction News yesterday, bringing together construction tech start-ups and venture capital firms.
Were we blind to Carillion's warning signs?Subscription
“I can’t help feeling all of this is after the horse has bolted,” said Rachel Reeves, chair of the business, energy and industrial strategy select committee.
This week we saw a very modern political farce play out, when Chris Grayling was moved from his position of transport secretary to Conservative Party chairman for a mere 10 seconds.
Can Carillion win its fight for survival?Subscription
Convincing your lenders to fund a business that is carrying around £1bn of debt, is under investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority and is being watched closely by the government won’t be the easiest of business presentations to deliver.