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CN100 2018

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CN100 2018: The top 100 UK contractorsSubscription

Contractors are tightening their belts by reducing dividend payments and hoarding cash as the UK’s biggest construction players seek to avoid becoming the next Carillion. Here, finance editor David Price explains the financial health of the UK construction industry.

Data News

Construction output accelerates in 'encouraging' Q3

Construction output accelerates in 'encouraging' Q3Subscription

Construction activity rose by 2.1 per cent in the three months to September according to the Office for National Statistics, having built momentum after a poor start to the year.

Week in Numbers

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Week in numbers: Kier sale, HS2 cost and TfL lossSubscription

Kier’s Australian disposal, HS2 phase two savings, Crossrail delay losses: all the critical figures underpinning the week’s top stories.

Data blog

Chris Robertson UK CEO Creditsafe

No contingency plan? That's preparing to failSubscription

It’s clear the industry has entered a new era of caution following Carillion’s collapse at the start of the year.

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Top 50 soars as McAlpine triumphs in OctoberSubscription

The monthly top 50 contractors league passed the £4bn mark for only the second time this year as Sir Robert McAlpine scooped a first win in 17 months.