Change is heading tier ones’ waySubscription
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.
Kier’s shorting is about more than BrexitSubscription
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.
We're in the dark on drugs and alcoholSubscription
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.
Apprenticeship levy: Are you being thwarted?Subscription
There are a couple of broad-stroke facts and figures about the new apprenticeship system that are, to say the least, eyebrow raising.
May should choose her words more carefullySubscription
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.
HS2's college fails its first yearSubscription
In October last year, the National College for High Speed Rail opened its new Birmingham and Doncaster campuses with a great deal of fanfare.
Speak up now or face disasterSubscription
Picking apart the last three days of the Conservative Party Conference, there’s been little to excite our industry – and plenty to be worried about.
HS2: the grenade that must not be chuckedSubscription
People say no news is good news. What HS2 wouldn’t give for even a few weeks of no news.
Remember Carillion the cowboySubscription
It’s amazing to discover that we still haven’t reached the bottom of the Carillion incompetence barrel.
Cladding chaos and the folly of quick fixesSubscription
In the aftermath of a tragedy, it is often tempting to seek simple answers to difficult questions, to point to one thing and say, ‘That’s the problem’.