Yearly Archives: 2022


Millions of employees will be able to request flexible working from day one of their employment. This is due to new government plans to make flexible working the default, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and MP Kevin … Continue reading

Wall of bubbles protects salmon on John F Hunt dock revamp

John F Hunt Regeneration is using a marine Bubble Curtain for the first time in Europe to protect migrating salmon near its £20m job to revamp a former dockland in South Shields. Part of the contract was to protect migrating … Continue reading

Construction output grows for fourth month running

Construction workloads have continued to hold firm despite strong headwinds in the rest of the UK economy. Latest figures from the Office of National Statistics show construction output grew for the fourth consecutive month in October, taking the industry to … Continue reading

Competencies-based interview technique

You made it to the interview stage- Congratulations! But now comes the all-important interview preparation. As well as making sure that you have done your research on the company interviewing you, it is important that you also ensure you are … Continue reading

New body set up to vet plant operator card schemes

A new body has finally been set up to vet plant operator card schemes and ensure training standards meet basic industry needs. The move comes amid concern that the proliferation of plant operator cards has been accompanied by a fall … Continue reading

Revealed: £2.6bn grand design for Euston station

Plans for the new HS2 station at Euston boast the longest concourse in the UK and a direct underground link with Euston Square station. Images of how Euston will be transformed by a £2.6 billion HS2 high-speed station and a new Tube station have been revealed. Architects … Continue reading

2023 to be ‘Year of Catch-up’ for London office projects

Article by Aaron Morby – Following post-pandemic delays, 2023 could be the ‘Year of the Catch-up’ delivering the highest volume of new office space for twenty years. Deloitte’s London Office Crane Survey is predicting that next year will see … Continue reading

‘This is our time’: Importance of sustainability leaders within the construction sector

Article by Thomas Johnson – The number of sustainability directors and environmental leads within the construction sector has seen a meteoric rise within the past decade. Net zero targets and the growing understanding of the climate emergency has created … Continue reading

Big infrastructure projects spared the Treasury axe

Article by Grant Prior – Chancellor Jeremy Hunt committed to completing HS2 to Manchester in his Autumn Statement. Hunt also said the “core network” of the Northern Powerhouse Rail project and the East West Rail scheme will go ahead … Continue reading