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Jail sentences for tradesmen after £300,000 tax fraud

Court hears how roofers, painters and decorators cheated HMRC

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Plans in for 6,500 homes at Cambridge former RAF airfield

Waterbeach Barracks to become site of another Cambridge new town

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Phase One of £56bn HS2 gains Royal Assent

Full speed ahead for nine-year construction programme between London and Birmingham

2 days ago
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Carillion set for Liverpool Princes Dock 34-storey tower

Liverpool Waterfront £80m Princes Reach tower gains planning

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Balfour bags £185m Channel Tunnel power cable

300 construction jobs created laying cable between UK and France

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Five jailed for running skills card “forgery factory”

East London raid discovers thousands of fake documents

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CH2M wins £10m Clyde footbridge bridge design

Govan bridge construction work planned for 2019.

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Platform collapses as four workers move air vent

Decorators’ merchant fined £450,000 after quartet injured

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Betting Spy: Leicester bosses lose the plot

Sacking Claudio Ranieri is a sad day for football

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Morgan Sindall jumps back into the black

Chief John Morgan says outlook for 2017 now ahead of expectations

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Engineering services contractors powering ahead

Three quarters of specialists report increasing or steady turnover

2 days ago
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Ecobuild show sold for “nominal sum”

Former owner UBM makes £35m loss on disposal of trade show

2 days ago
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Skanska to fight off Kier to retain Cambridgeshire roads deal

Council expected to shortly confirm winner of £60m-a-year highways race

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Kier bags first £23m school deal through YORbuild2

Main construction work to start this summer in Sheffield

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Plan for £33m Warwick University arts faculty

Architect Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios is working up detailed plans

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First project go-ahead at £1bn Liverpool Paddington Village

13-storey Liverpool International College tower will kick-start wider regen plan

2 days ago
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Government Free Schools building plan costs soar

Land crisis blows hole in Government’s flagship school programme

3 days ago
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“Skills gulf” could see construction wages double

Industry needs to recruit 400,000 people every year – one every 77 seconds

3 days ago
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Unite to spend £300m building student rooms by 2019

Unite swoops on Manchester site for another regional student rooms project

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Barratt builds fewer homes as profits rise

Shareholders to receive £1.4bn in dividends

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Footballer’s eco homes business goes into administration

Administrators called in at timber frame specialist run by Garry Flitcroft

3 days ago
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Briggs and Forrester rebrands resi MEP arm

Briggs and Forrester Living aims for £100m revenue by 2020

3 days ago
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Buckingham Group wins £25m spec labs

MEPC to start largest spec project at Milton Park near Didcot

3 days ago
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Kier team chosen to drive £200m Liverpool scheme

First phase at Pall Mall Exchange to boost office supply in city

4 days ago
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Wates wins £21m Barrow submarine building training hub

BAE Systems’ Barrow shipyard facility will train around 1,000 apprentices

4 days ago
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Former Bardsley trio return as workloads soar

Adrian Rooney rejoins as director after short spell with Sisk

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TfL continues procurement shift towards subcontractors

Design consultants framework to drive down station upgrade costs

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Galliford Try sets 2% construction margin target

Contractor more selective about work as legacy contracts continue to hit profits

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Balfour Beatty offloads Middle East JVs

Stakes in Dutco Balfour Beatty and BK Gulf sold for £11m

4 days ago
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Fusion21 launches £225m modular schools framework

Hunt begins for new suppliers under four lots

4 days ago

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