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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

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Contract awards up 29% to hit £6bn in AugustSubscription

The value of new construction contracts reached £6bn in August – up almost a third on the previous month, a new report by Barbour ABI has found.

Week in Numbers

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Week in numbers: Network Rail sale and NuGen job cutsSubscription

A look at the numbers behind a busy week for Network Rail, Galliford’s construction loss and NuGen’s headcount deduction.

Data blog

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Summer payment slowdown – a sign of things to come?Subscription

It’s no secret that the UK slows down during the summer, as workers up and down the country take time off to enjoy the good weather and be with family. 

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Tarmac's £1bn deal skews August league tableSubscription

Highways England’s national resurfacing deal gave Tarmac victory in the monthly league and produced a distorted August top 50 for the second year running.