Who'd build a stadium?Subscription
It’s not been the most auspicious summer for London’s Premier League clubs looking to expand their stadiums.
Balfour treads the new pathSubscription
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.
Who’s doing the bad bidding? Subscription
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.
Collapse of an IkonSubscription
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.”
Are you putting deadlines above safety? Subscription
A scaffolder accidentally drops his spanner 50 m above ground, down into the middle of a busy construction site.
Who’s in charge of health and safety? Subscription
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.
Interserve’s future is down to fine marginsSubscription
Today was a big day for Interserve.
Technology: What are you protecting?Subscription
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.
A practical guide to boosting profitSubscription
This industry is brilliant at solving problems.
Stop turning a blind eye to crazy hoursSubscription
What would you say if a friend told you they were going to drive 12 hours a day on a busy motorway, four days in a row?