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Thursday, 4 December 2014

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has today announced that it is investing over £875,000 in six pilot projects that will develop innovative ways of boosting leadership and management skills in UK businesses.

Thursday, 4 December 2014

An Atkins-designed Met Office development has been granted planning permission.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

The industry has had mixed reactions to Chancellor George Osbourne’s Autumn Statement.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

The Chancellor presented the Autumn Statement to Parliament today (Wednesday) with minimal mention of housing, construction or engineering.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

A Berkshire construction firm has been fined after three workers were photographed on a roof and ladder platform in Windsor without any safety measures in place.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

House builders have welcomed the National Infrastructure Plan 2014’s commitment to speed up the planning system and get more house built at a faster pace, saying it will help smaller firms in particular.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

A radical new approach to housing, £2.3 billion of investment in flood defences and £15 billion of road improvements have been set out as part of the government's National Infrastructure Plan 2014.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

The government has announced a range of new measures in a bid to boost the number of homes being built.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

An "unprecedented" £2.3bn is to be invested in 1,400 flood defence projects over six years, ministers have announced.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

British construction activity expanded at the slowest pace in more than a year last month, with order books filling at the slowest pace since June 2013 and optimism waning.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

A firm of architects has been fined for safety failings in the construction of a new timber frame care home in Hemlington.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

An engineering company has been fined for safety breaches after an employee was seriously injured when he fell more than four metres while dismantling a recycling cabin.

Monday, 1 December 2014

Almost three quarters of small and medium sized construction businesses plan to give their employees a pay rise in the next 12 months, according to a survey.

Monday, 1 December 2014

Victims of diffuse mesothelioma and their families may be eligible to receive compensation averaging £125,000.

Monday, 1 December 2014

An ambitious £15 billion plan to triple levels of spending by the end of the decade to increase the capacity and condition of England’s roads, has been announced to Parliament today by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin and chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander.

Monday, 1 December 2014

CALA Homes is to officially hand over a tourism-boost, as it completes its award winning The Mooring development at Ratho.

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