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Wates guidelines launched by financial watchdogSubscription

The Financial Reporting Council has launched a set of corporate governance guidelines, which have been drawn up by Wates Group chairman James Wates.

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Minister floats Tideway-inspired PFI alternativeSubscription

Funding models similar to that used for the Thames Tideway tunnel are the “future approach to private investment and infrastructure”, the construction minister has said.

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Rail sector deal 'to encourage new entrants'Subscription

The government has called for industry to embrace digital technology in a bid to drive productivity as part of its new sector deal.

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MPs call for 30-day payments to be enforcedSubscription

Late payment practices by large firms have led to the failure of SMEs and prevented others from growing and improving their productivity, according to a select committee report.

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Government hands industry £72m R&D boostSubscription

The government has pledged £72m towards research and development within the construction industry.