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An insight into new developments and news in construction management from the professionals on the front line.


1st April 2020
I’m not the first to state that these are challenging times – the Covid-19 situation is changing the way we are all working and living at the moment. But as a community we can come together and bear many of the challenges we face collectively.
29th March 2020
At the time of writing, the construction sector is, along with the rest of the UK, grappling with a global crisis caused by the Coronavirus. Because of the nature of our work, we are well prepared to deal with many health and safety challenges, but the demands we are facing now are unprecedented....
17th March 2020
Today the Construction Leadership Council has written to the Prime Minister
13th March 2020
In Wednesday’s Budget the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced that the Government would provide £1 billion to fund the removal and replacement of unsafe non-ACM cladding systems installed on high-rise residential buildings in both the private and social housing sectors. That is...
10th March 2020
Construction Management can be tough. The suite of skills required for success is vast. It includes Leadership, Technical, Operational, Financial, Communication; to name a few and this is before we consider the need to always be uncompromising in our approach to quality, health and safety. Clients...
4th March 2020
Since I started at the CIOB – just over six months ago now! – I’ve made it my mission to understand what the important industry issues are by listening to our members. As CEO, it is important to me to see the industry through the lens of our membership, here in the UK and overseas.
4th March 2020
With just over a week until Rishi Sunak, the new Chancellor of the Exchequer’s, gives his first Budget, there is still little detail on what to expect.
3rd March 2020
Construction is a career like no other. With over 170 different roles in the industry, there’s something for everyone. For National Careers Week 2020, it's time to look at Go Construct - a website which offers those already warm to a career in construction, the information they need to better...
3rd March 2020
Are you passionate about the construction industry? Do you want to share your career experiences with others? Could you inspire the next generation to enter a role in construction?
3rd March 2020
The last job I was on, the recruiter didn’t tell me I needed a special drill. When I arrived, the supervisor on site was furious because I was the fourth bloke who’d turned up drill-less, use-less or both. I didn’t actually own this special drill but I needed that job so I told them I did and that...