Blow-by-blow report as construction digests the chancellor’s Autumn Budget.
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24 November, 2017David Price
Housing was at the heart of Philip Hammond’s Budget this week as he announced a huge boost in financial support over the next five years.
23 November, 2017Chris Hallam
Despite some truly grim economic news with stagnant productivity and downgraded growth, the big headline – as has so often been the case with recent Budgets – is housing.
22 November, 2017Jack Simpson
The government will favour offsite manufacturing on all publicly funded construction projects from 2019.
22 November, 2017Tim Clark
Delivered against a backdrop of lower growth, higher borrowing and with the spectre of Brexit negotiations in the background, chancellor Philip Hammond’s second Budget of 2017 was mooted by some political hacks as potentially his last.
21 November, 2017Tim Clark
Cast Consultancy chief executive Mark Farmer has called for construction’s traditional business model to be consigned to the past if the industry is to survive and innovate.
6 July 2018Lucy Alderson
Tier ones are starting to “up their game” in addressing the industry’s mental health problem but more work needs to be done, according to Skanska UK CEO and president Gregor Craig.
31 May 2018David Price
Chelsea Football Club has put its long-mooted plans for a new stadium on hold indefinitely.
17 May 2018
News, analysis and reaction as Dame Hackitt’s report on Building Regulations in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy is released.
17 May 2018Jack Simpson
A report on Building Regulations and fire safety post-Grenfell has called for a “radical overhaul” of the way high-rise blocks are designed, constructed and refurbished, but stopped short of proposing a ban on the use of combustible cladding.