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Construction Industry

Banking

Government launches scheme to help fund small builders

British Business Bank guarantees £1bn to banks that lend to small builders in effort to boost house building.

Opinion

The time is right for social enterprises to make a splash in UK construction

Josh Steiner from Wates Construction, looks at how small social enterprises can capitalise on business growth opportunities currently present in the construction sector.

Human Resources

3 ways to tackle construction skills shortage

Boosting gender diversity, widening talent pipelines and improving the wider public image of the sector will help to tackle the ongoing skills shortages plaguing the construction industry.

Venture Capital Funding

Biosite secures £4m to bring biometric tech to more construction firms

Biometric sign-in security and workforce management provider, Biosite, received £4 million in funding to grow at pace with the construction sector.

News

Why the construction industry is most at risk for modern slavery

Over 35.8 million people are suffering from modern slavery and many are working in our global supply chains. A new report reveals the construction industry is most at risk for unethical employment

Mergers & Acquisitions

Capita buys Constructionline from government for £35m

Construction industry supplier service passes into private hands.

News

Six tips for success in the construction, building and engineering industry

There are various types of construction, building and engineering work taking place at any given time, and six specific issues that affect every project.

News

Sapphire Capital Partners unveils new construction-focused Enterprise Investment Scheme

A new Enterprise Investment Scheme aimed at the UK construction industry has been launched by Sapphire Capital Partners.

News

Construction SMEs face challenges as profits decline

UK construction companies are set to face difficulties paying off debts as the sector suffers from falling sales and profits, according to a study.


News

HWA secures turnaround acquisition

UK-based building contractor HWA Group has been acquired by turnaround investor Privet Capital.

News

Darbyshire Group acquires TPT Construction

Preston-based construction company Darbyshire Group has acquired Welsh firm TPT Construction for an undisclosed sum.

News

Taylor Wimpey sheds construction businesses

UK-based housebuilding company Taylor Wimpey has sold its construction businesses in Ghana, West Africa, comprising Taysec Construction and Taylor Woodrow of Ghana to existing management for a nominal fee.