Kier returns to profit 21.4.2021 09:39

Kier Group chief executive Andrew Davies looks to have nearly completed his rescue mission but is asking shareholders for more money to finish the job.

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Paul Morrell to lead review into product testing 21.4.2021 08:51

The government has commissioned a review of current systems for testing construction products.

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The Lowdown on… IR35 20.4.2021 16:10

As chancellor of the exchequer in Tony Blair’s Labour government, one of Gordon Brown’s less celebrated acts was a clampdown on so-called ‘disguised employment’.

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Persimmon's Fairburn returns to buy Avant Homes 20.4.2021 09:37

Former Persimmon chief executive Jeff Fairburn has bought Avant Homes, with backing from a hedge fund.

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Ebury Bridge Estate redevelopment clears planning 21.4.2021 16:13

Westminster City Council’s planning committee has approved plans for the £350m redevelopment of the Ebury Bridge Estate in Pimlico.

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SME construction workers get 1.5% pay rise 21.4.2021 16:12

A 1.5% pay rise for construction workers has been agreed for 2021/22 following pay negotiations between the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and Unite the union.

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BAM to build Ayr leisure centre 21.4.2021 09:40

BAM Construction has been picked to build a £35.5m leisure centre in the centre of Ayr.

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Leeds city centre tower blocks approved 21.4.2021 09:12

Leeds City Council has given planning permission to a high-rise build-to-rent development in the city centre.

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Imtech loses commercial director to NG Bailey 21.4.2021 08:06

Mechanical and engineering services contractor NG Bailey has appointed John Kelly as its group commercial director.

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Wilson James appoints head of safety 21.4.2021 08:03

Construction logistics specialist Wilson James has appointed John Hannan to its operational board as head of health & safety, wellbeing and sustainability.

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House-builder grows profits even in pandemic 21.4.2021 07:53

House-builder Hill Group has posted record turnover for 2020 despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Networking event targets digital skills 21.4.2021 07:38

An organisation that facilitates business connections across the Irish Sea is bringing together construction leaders to share insights on the skills needed for digitisation of the sector.

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