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Industry leaders call for truce on disputes and pay less notices

Construction Leadership Council urges firms to keep cash flowing in self-help plea

1 day ago

Keltbray furloughs one third of its workforce

Leading specialist furloughs 770 staff as part of “resilience programme” to cope with Covid-19

1 day ago

Builders urged to keep masks clean to help site shortages

Video from safety giant JSP shows how to preserve life of scarce PPE

1 day ago

Interserve builds Birmingham Nightingale in one week

Staff work around the clock to complete 500-bed NEC hospital by Friday

2 days ago

Redrow agrees £300m Covid Corporate Financing Facility

Financing deal recognises house builder’s material contribution to econony

1 day ago

Kier secures second Nightingale hospital

Contractor will convert Bristol university conference centre

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Coronavirus update for construction: Thursday April 8

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies

1 day ago

Willmott Dixon furloughs 800 staff as 90% of its sites stay open

Shortage of materials hitting projects despite drive to keep sites open

2 days ago

Latest government advice on safe site working

Workers to be kept two metres apart “as much as possible”

2 days ago

Taylor Wimpey to loan self-employed £600 a month

£5m Pay It Forward Scheme to support 2,750 self employed operatives

2 days ago

£80m Stafford mixed-use scheme advances

Former Stafford Rugby Club ground to be developed with supermarket, hotel and private rental homes

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Balfour Beatty under fire for 30 Crossrail redundancies

Union slams redundancies as cruel during pandemic and calls for furloughing

2 days ago

Gleeson gears-up for post pandemic work push

Share placing to raise £16m with £4m set aside for subcontractors in supply chain

2 days ago

Coronavirus update for construction: Wednesday April 8

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies

2 days ago

Winvic tops March contracts league

Coronavirus outbreak afflicts March orders

3 days ago

Mace starts re-opening sites

“Construction must find a way to work safely to support the UK’s economic recovery”

3 days ago

Kier to convert Swansea film studio into hospital

Andrew Scott also advances Neath sports academy conversion

3 days ago

BAM Construct to furlough 440 staff on full pay

Board and senior managers take 20% salary cut

3 days ago

Plant theft soars as construction sites close

Thieves taking advantage of coronavirus impact to steal site equipment

3 days ago

Scottish sites ordered to close unless on essential list

Scottish government publishes list of what construction work can carry on: Full details

4 days ago

Private clients urged not to come after contractors

Industry urged to work together through pandemic or risk legal war

4 days ago

Vistry Partnerships bags £213m haul of affordable homes jobs

Clearance given to start pre-commencement works during covid-19 crisis

3 days ago

Competition concerns intensify over Kingspan panels deal

Acquisition of SIG’s Building Solutions could leave contractors with few alternative suppliers to choose from

3 days ago

Coronavirus update for construction: Tuesday April 7

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies

3 days ago

Model contracts to fast-track Covid-19 extra contractor payments

Cabinet office publishes contract variations for contractor payments on stalled sites

3 days ago

Builders call on CITB to cancel levy this year

Pressure mounts on skills body to do more to help industry which funds it

3 days ago

Galliard Homes suspends recladding job in London

160 workers stood down as major reclad of New Capital Quay site closed over social distancing

3 days ago

Murphy MD joins Byrne Group to head concrete frame arm

New MDs appointed at Byrne Bros and Ellmer

4 days ago

BAM to build 500-bed Harrrogate Nightingale covid-19 hospital

Harrogate Convention Centre will be transformed within 14 days

4 days ago

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