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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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Council chiefs call for ‘light touch’ procurement rules post-Brexit

Council chiefs have called on the Government to ‘simplify’ the current rules on how councils buy goods and services once the UK has exited the European Union. The Local Government Association (LGA) argues EU rules sometimes sit ‘uneasily’ with supporting the local economy and is calling for Whitehall to introduce a more efficient UK system…

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