James Wilmore is (acting) deputy editor at Construction News. Prior to CN, he spent more than a decade covering the drinks and retail sector.
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HS2: Grayling warned over ‘massive’ cost overrun Subscription
A Labour peer has raised fresh concerns with the government over the cost of HS2, arguing the issue must be tackled “before it is too late”.
Berkeley has warned it cannot ramp up its housebuilding levels due to the difficulty of getting projects started under current planning laws.
Kier reported a healthy rise in half-year profit and revenue this morning, while pointing to a positive full-year outlook.
Leo Quinn was notably relaxed in front of analysts today – even smiling at one point – as he unveiled the work he is doing to steer Balfour Beatty’s continued turnaround.
Hammond vows to tackle 'scourge' of late payments Subscription
Chancellor Philip Hammond has vowed to look at cracking down on late payments to small firms.
Why did Aberdeen's bypass hit Carillion so hard?Subscription
Carillion never admitted what the problem projects were that led to its £845m writedown in July, which began the public chain of events the led to its collapse.
Two Malaysian development firms involved in the regeneration of Battersea are set to buy the iconic power station building for £1.6bn to guarantee its long-term future.
Fresh strikes to hit Balfour Crossrail siteSubscription
Unite has announced four more 24-hour strikes at a Crossrail site next month as a dispute with Balfour Beatty over bonus payments to electricians continues.
Nationwide has revealed it will bring 250 Carillion staff working on a £350m facilities management contract in-house.
Banks are taking “emergency measures” for small firms hit by Carillion’s collapse as ministers urge lenders to be lenient.