11 February 2014

Why British civils firms must aspire to excellence to compete on the world stage

by Murray Rowden Managing Director, infrastructureChancellor George Osborne’s announcement, during his charm offensive in China last week, that Chinese investors are to help fund construction of...

28 January 2014

UK market intelligence 2013-2014

Building foundations The latest issue of our update of market conditions around the UK, focusing on the prospects for the coming year using our tender price index.

20 January 2014

Resi on the rise - but will input costs hold back profit in 2014?

Steve McGuckin Managing Director, UKHousing is driving construction’s recovery, but inflationary pressures may squeeze both contractors and residential developers.

10 January 2014

Getting a tighter grip on cost – the power of conceptual estimation

Accurately predicting the myriad costs that are likely to be involved in a project is a huge challenge – particularly at the outset, when so little is actually known.