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Housing minister orders testing of non-ACM cladding

24 Jan 2019
More towers may need remediation, with housing minister Kit Malthouse revealing that the government had ordered testing of other materials which may need to be removed from apartment blocks under the combustible cladding ban.
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Brexit uncertainty could derail HS2, says government think tank

23 Jan 2019
Focus on planning for the UK’s exit from the EU is increasing the chance that projects will be late or over budget, according to the Institute for Government.
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Sanctuary and Galliford Try JV to start fourth major scheme

22 Jan 2019
Housing and care provider Sanctuary Group and Galliford Try Partnerships are joining forces for their fourth and biggest scheme.
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KPMG suspends Carillion auditor

21 Jan 2019
Big Four accountant KPMG has suspended the partner who signed off Carillion’s last full set of accounts, as well as three members of his team.
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Skilled trades pay rates hit £1000-a-week in Midlands

17 Jan 2019
Self-employed construction workers in the West Midlands have seen their average pay rates break through the £1,000-a-week barrier.
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HS2 forces firms to use least polluting trucks and plant

16 Jan 2019
HS2 is using its scale as the UK’s biggest infrastructure project to set a fresh benchmark in construction vehicle emission standards.
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Government pledges 5-day payment for small businesses

4 Oct 2018
Small to medium-sized firms are being promised five-day payment terms from Government as part of a fresh push to stamp out late payment.
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May paves way for next generation of council houses

4 Oct 2018
The Prime Minister has cleared the way for a surge in council house building by announcing plans to lift the housing borrowing cap on councils.
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