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Industry interviews

Brexit stockpile yards sought for £1bn framework-Iain Ferguson

Brexit stockpile yards sought for £1bn frameworkSubscription

By Zak Garner-Purkis

Exclusive: Contractors on a £1bn council framework will be given lay-down areas so they can stockpile supplies to mitigate the impact of a no-deal Brexit.

CLC chief: Tier ones not delaying payments-Andy Mitchell

CLC chief: Tier ones not delaying paymentsSubscription

By David Price

Construction Leadership Council co-chair Andy Mitchell has said he does not think “many” tier one contractors are delaying payments or abusing terms.

Bev Dew finance director Kier

Kier FD: 'We’ll be shorted until after Brexit'Subscription

By David Price

Exclusive: Kier’s finance director has claimed traders will continue to hold short-selling positions in UK’s second-largest contractor until there is certainty over Brexit.

Cable reveals infrastructure plans for £100bn fund_Sir Vince Cable 1

Cable reveals infrastructure plans for £100bn fundSubscription

By David Price

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable wants to use a portion of a proposed £100bn UK sovereign wealth fund to boost infrastructure investment.

Royal Liverpool: Rising remedial costs killed PFI deal

Royal Liverpool boss lifts lid on Carillion 'mess'Subscription

By Zak Garner-Purkis

Escalating costs from remedial work led to the collapse of any PFI deal for the Royal Liverpool Hospital project, the NHS trust’s boss has revealed.

Esh restructures after 'growing too quickly'_Andy Radcliffe

Esh restructures after 'growing too quickly'Subscription

By David Price

Esh Group has restructured its business following a fall in profit in its latest full-year results.