21st February 2017
Last week Professor John Coles published his report into the building defects that led to emergency closure of seventeen schools in Edinburgh in 2016. It makes sobering reading for anyone who cares about our industry and the reputation of those who work in it.
23rd January 2017
As we go about our professional work, we are wise to keep an eye on broader issues facing society. One such issue is that of ‘Social Mobility’, which is helpfully explored in the recent CIOB report, Social Mobility and Construction: Building routes to opportunity.
4th November 2016
Nick Ng’s haunting images of Bangladeshi labourers working and sleeping on a Malaysian building site capture the everyday mundanity of modern day slavery
4th August 2016
It may come as an unwelcome surprise that construction is a priority area for the UK’s first anti slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE.