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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
With International Women in Engineering Day approaching at the start of next month (July 4th), it seems appropriate to consider the women excelling in the construction and civil engineering industries and explore the numerous ways to encourage new students into these...read more
It’s no surprise that the construction sector is one of the most dangerous sectors for employees, and frequently holds the top spot for being the industry with the highest number of accidents and injuries. In fact, 30 deaths occurred in this sector in 2017 from bad...read more
We live in an age where each and every one of us needs to think long and hard about what sort of carbon footprint we are leaving for future generations, and the building industry shouldn’t be, nor is it, exempt from this. Sustainability in the construction industry...read more