Luke is a former finance editor of Construction News.
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Regeneration and housing schemes have been deemed “nationally significant” enough to prequalify for UK Guarantees as ministers roll out the initiative into the regions, Construction News understands.
Bouygues UK recovers £50m in revenueSubscription
Bouygues UK is set to recover the £50m revenue it lost in 2011 after a surge in housing activity, according to executive chairman Madani Sow.
Are contractors getting their fair share?Subscription
When the “bellwether” of the industry announces a £50m profit shortfall in its UK construction business, investors look a little harder at the sector’s listed companies.
George Osborne was accused of making “more empty promises” as he committed to £300bn of capital spending from 2015/16 today.
Chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander will tomorrow set out the government’s plans to spend £100bn in infrastructure before the end of the decade, after a spending round which left more questions than answers.
Lakehouse has reported another record year of growth after a 44 per cent hike in turnover and an 80 per cent rise in profits.
Administrators in crunch talks to sell McArdleSubscription
Administrators are in crunch talks with a single buyer to save the jobs of 84 people at the collapsed Olympic groundworks firm McArdle.
Treasury unit launched to sit on PF2 projectsSubscription
The Treasury has set up a unit to sit alongside contractors on the boards of private finance 2 projects and an investments committee to analyse bids.
Ed Miliband to tell developers: Use or lose landSubscription
Developers sitting on land with planning permission will be told to “use it or lose it” if Labour get into power.