Barratt Developments

The devil is still in the detail

Yet another charter promising enforcement of payment terms is unlikely to make much difference now, says Chris Scott

Barratt reports strong start to 2014

Barratt Developments has reported a strong first half with significant improvements across all key financial metrics in its trading update of the last six months of 2013.

Barratt West Midlands Expands Team With New Land Buyer

Housebuilder Barratt West Midlands has appointed a new Land Buyer as the demand for new homes in the Midlands continues to rise.

Barratt’s profits jump 73%

Barratt Developments has reported a 73% jump in annual pre-tax profits to £192.3m and a 12% rise in annual revenues to £2.6bn.

Strong performance ahead of expectations for Barratt

Barratt Developments have reported significant improvements across the group, resulting in a strong performance for the financial year ending in June.

Barratt Developments post 113% increase in pre-tax profit

Housebuilder Barratt Developments has posted its interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2012, which show profit before tax increased by 113.4% to £46.1m from £21.6m in 2011.

Fabric First for AIMC4

H+H joined forces with Stewart Milne, Crest Nicholson, Barratt Developments and the BRE to complete 17 cost-effective low carbon homes in England and Scotland for the AIMC4 development scheme.

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2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

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