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More than half of construction workers in London from EU

More than half of the workforce on London’s construction sites is from the EU. The capital’s biggest house builder Berkeley flagged up the figure in its results today. Figures reported on the ground by the house builder are higher than government statistics. Yesterday the ONS published its findings that suggested that foreign workers represent just…

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Capita sells Constructionline to private equity giant

Capita has struck a deal to sell Constructionline to private equity investor Warburg Pincus for £160m. Capita put the division up for sale in January as part of a transformation programme in the wake of Carillion’s collapse. Constructionline is part of the Supplier Assessment Services business which also includes Acclaim and Safety Climate Tool. The…

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Majors told to advertise public work subcontracts

Contractors securing major Government projects will be forced to advertise all subcontract work not already signed-off at the time of winning a bid. The plan to make contractors advertise opportunities on the Government’s Contract Finder Service forms part of a fresh drive to level the playing field for smaller businesses. Main contractors will also be…

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Construction and the Fast Track 100 – where next?

The annual Fast Track 100 published by the Sunday Times at the start of December is a handy gauge for the biggest growing companies in the country. Construction regularly features heavily and this year’s index is no different. A total of 15 of the UK’s 100 fastest growing companies are from the construction sector. With…

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Government unveils £600bn of construction work

The government announced its latest National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline today containing £600bn of planned work over the next decade. The government announced its latest National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline today containing £600bn of planned work over the next decade. In a blizzard of figures and policy promises, officials also unveiled plans to save £15bn-a-year…

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