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Government must tackle late payment issues, says BESA

The new government must do everything it can to solve the late payment problems that continue to undermine construction supply chains, according to the Chief Executive officer of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) David Frise. He told the Association’s ...

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Willmott Dixon leads UK in FT’s inaugural list of diversity leaders

Willmott Dixon was the UK’s highest placed company to appear in the Financial Times’ inaugural list of European leaders for workplace diversity and inclusion, coming third out of 700 organisations ranked for their approach to inclusivity. The Letchworth Garden City ...

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Debbie White to step down as Interserve announces restructure

Interserve Group Limited has today announced that Debbie White will step down from her role as Chief Executive Officer as of 31 December 2019, along with a new divisional operating structure for the Group and its three divisions. Having outlined ...

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New commercial director at Interserve Construction

Interserve Group has appointed Ben Edwards as Commercial Director of the company’s UK construction business. Edwards, who has worked in the construction sector for more than 20 years, joins the company from Sobha in Dubai where he was Group Commercial ...

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New procurement agreement to shape public sector construction

The government has awarded a major new procurement agreement, which will help shape public sector construction. All public sector bodies can use Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Construction Works and Associated Services agreement to find companies to help build things like ...

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Ross Abbate to take on CEO role at Macro

Mace has announced a number of changes to its Group Board and wider leadership teams, which will see the creation of four new divisional Chief Executive Officer roles across the company’s four ‘Engines for Growth’: Develop, Consult, Construct and Operate. ...

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Pagabo predicts trebling project numbers through second term frameworks

National framework organisation Pagabo is predicting to deliver millions of pounds of social value for communities with support from its two newest frameworks going out for tender this month. Pagabo is introducing the second terms of its National Framework for ...

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New charity is launching to address the taboo of mental health in construction

National framework organisation Pagabo is launching a new charity to tackle the taboo of mental health in the construction industry. The fundraising Pagabo Foundation aims to raise the profile of mental health within the construction industry and will fund resources ...

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2020 to be tipping point for digitisation in the UK construction industry

A new in-depth research led report reveals the construction industry is stepping up to its digital transformation opportunity. A survey of 200 UK decision makers in construction, as part of a new industry report, reveals 2020 to be a pivotal ...

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Ken Hanna appointed to Interserve board

Interserve Group Limited has announced that Ken Hanna will join its Board as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of its equipment services business, RMD Kwikform, from 2 September 2019. According to Interserve Hanna brings “valuable international experience, with financial and ...

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