Construction industry

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Sharp pick-up in UK construction amid rapid economic recovery
Surge in housebuilding joined by strong growth in infrastructure and commercial projects

Larry Elliott

08, Apr, 2021 @2:14 PM

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Hidden factor behind the UK’s housing crisis | Letter
Letter: Nick Brook on how schemes such as help to buy are creating problems by increasing house prices


04, Apr, 2021 @5:13 PM

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The dirty secret of so-called 'fossil-fuel free' buildings
The ‘embodied carbon’ in the building of glass and steel blocks makes them anything but green

Oliver Wainwright

03, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Gerry Kelly obituary
Other lives: Activist in the building trade who became a teacher after being blacklisted over his union work

Stephen Good

31, Mar, 2021 @1:41 PM

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Warm on words but cold on substance – the UK recovery plan is a mess | Richard Partington
Without a proper industrial strategy, the government has no hope of ‘building back better’

Richard Partington

28, Mar, 2021 @2:28 PM

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UK government scraps green homes grant after six months
£1.5bn scheme at heart of Boris Johnson’s ‘build back better’ promise has struggled since launch

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

27, Mar, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Employers claiming furlough up by more than 100,000 in January
Figures underline the impact of Covid restrictions imposed that month in UK

Rob Davies

26, Mar, 2021 @7:50 AM

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We were convicted after a political trial – it was a nonsense | Ricky Tomlinson
The Shrewsbury 24 were punished at the time as a warning to the working class not to step out of line

Ricky Tomlinson

23, Mar, 2021 @6:33 PM

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There's a simple way to make our cities greener – without a wrecking ball | Phineas Harper
Architecture’s top prize has been awarded to a design duo who could show Britain how to bring its emissions under control, says Open City’s Phineas Harper

Phineas Harper

20, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Taylor Wimpey and Countryside told to remove 'unacceptable' leasehold terms
CMA acts over contracts that mean leaseholders have to pay ground rents that double every 10 to 15 years

Mark Sweney

19, Mar, 2021 @12:10 PM

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Exodus of foreign workers ‘a threat to UK recovery’
Construction, care and hospitality industries all at risk from major shortage of workers, say business leaders

Michael Savage and James Tapper

07, Mar, 2021 @11:15 AM

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New watchdog tells England's high-rise builders to 'get your act together'
Chief inspector of buildings says he hopes new regime prevents anything like another Grenfell

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

05, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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