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The coronavirus crisis has brought unprecedented changes to the way we live and work, and every sector is undergoing fundamental changes to cope with this. The construction and civil engineering sectors are no different, but with construction sites being urged to open...read more
It pretty much goes without saying that we are, at the time of writing, going through an unusual period of confusion, concern and consternation. Numerous projects – be they large, small or somewhere in between – are currently either stalled or operating at reduced...read more
Those working in construction or working in civil engineering roles are probably going to be worried about the Covid-19 crisis. After all, a large percentage of those who work in this industry are contractors or there are risks that they might not be paid anything by...read more
The UK prime minister Boris Johnson recently announced that he was giving the green light to HS2, making headline news across the country. Not only was this such big news due to the enormous nature of the HS2 project – it plans to build a high-speed railway linking...read more
Brexit has proven to be one of the most difficult and divisive topics the UK has ever encountered. Wherever you stand in the debate, we can all agree the uncertainty surrounding, and sheer length of, the process has not helped anyone. It falls on businesses then, to...read more
In 2019, the UK became the first major economy to pass the net-zero emissions law. This has set a target that will require the UK to reduce greenhouse gases to net-zero by 2050. This will affect all corners of UK industry as the carbon emissions will not shrink away...read more
When it comes to keeping your workers safe, you probably do everything you can to adhere to all health and safety regulations relating to your industry. However, even following strict policies and procedures and implementing your own protocol based on working around...read more
There's no doubting that construction is a major contributor to the UK economy, with 6% of GDP coming from the sector. But what is the state of the current climate, and what opportunities will civil engineering benefit from in the next 12 months? Are there...read more
One of the most important aspects of managing any smaller business is complete control over your cash flow. Successful cash flow management will allow your business to thrive, both through normal day-to-day operations, as well as long term sustainability and growth....read more
How can the construction industry ensure its future in the ever changing and volatile twenty-first century?
The UK’s construction industry suffered its worst month in over ten years in June 2019. Many firms are pointing their fingers at the current Brexit crisis which is damaging industries all over the country. The ever-present threat of a no-deal Brexit has dampened...read more