The government has long known about the crisis in construction.
It’s a common issue within the industry to see high-profile projects making the headlines for being over budget.
In construction, the majority hang up their hi-vis vests and retire at 65, but the industry can no longer afford to let this happen automatically.
The industry is facing a once-in-a-generation opportunity for transformation, one that can establish the UK as a role model and service provider for construction around the world.
Take a quick glance around your office and think about what you actually spend your time doing all day.
The big challenges ahead – skills shortages, boosting productivity, adapting to Brexit – are driving a demand for change.
‘Smart vehicles’, ‘driverless cars’, ‘connected and autonomous vehicles’ (or CAV): regardless of how we label it, one fact is clear.
Let’s step a year or two into the future.
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