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Technology Strand leads to Company Launch

Three leading Midlands entrepreneurs have joined together to launch a new venture – Strand Technologies – producing technology-based solutions for safety, security and control...

Highways England unveils multi-million pound initiative to revitalise ageing concrete roads

Highways England has announced two contracts worth £285 million to upgrade the concrete surface of roads across the country. Concrete roads make up almost 400...

The Help to Grow scheme — what does it mean for...

Small businesses have been some of the worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, lacking the resources needed to recover in the same manner as...

Collapse of Carillion exposes corporate deviance at heart of construction sector

The collapse of corporate giant Carillion in January 2018, highlights a culture of financial deviance embedded at the heart of the UK construction sector,...

Construction industry is failing to slow climate change

According to a report by the United Nations Environment Program, to achieve sustainable infrastructure, construction must adopt new technology and materials. It reveals that the...

PM Build Back Better Business Council sets new national goals

Prime Minister Boris Johnson co-chaired the second meeting of the Build Back Better Business Council with the Chancellor. Together with Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng and...

Homes England launches strategic partnerships bidding for 2021-26 affordable homes grant...

Homes England is seeking strategic partners with the ambition and capacity to deliver affordable housing at scale. The Government’s housing agency has opened a competitive...

Construction sector R&D spending surged nearly 8% in 2020 despite the...

R&D spending in the construction sector defied expectations with an 8% rise last year despite the pandemic, analysis of latest ONS data by business...

Highways England seeks partners to build £1.9bn Lower Thames Crossing roads

Highways England is inviting tenders on two roads contracts worth a combined £1.9bn to build routes north and south of the Thames on the...

Leeds records largest increase in purpose built student accommodation

New research from Cushman & Wakefield reveals the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) market has been remarkably resilient over the last year despite the shadow...