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Painter and decorator apprentice Lisa Gordon shares her career experience for International Women's Day. From a very young age I wanted to be a painter and decorator. Granted, it’s not the typical career aspirations of a young girl, but I was inspired by my uncle - a painter and decorator who

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Barton Willmore planning associate Andrew Woodrow argues that residential accommodation and flexible office space can help make Scotland's town centres flourish again. I have fond memories of shopping the 80s and early 90s. Visiting the Wimpy restaurant on Paisley High Street for a burger after an e

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Spending on underground systems will boost productivity and deliver local economic growth, writes Scape Group chief executive, Mark Robinson. For decades infrastructure investment has focused on providing improved connectivity to and from London. Projects like Crossrail, Crossrail 2 and HS2, all sti

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Sarah Pengelly discusses the pros and cons of “living wills” for construction suppliers. Back in November 2018 the Cabinet Office set out a plan which it hoped would allow public bodies to be better prepared in the event of supplier failure. This came on the back of Carillion’s col

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Debbie MacKenzie, general manager at Proactis based in Aberdeen, provides some top tips for construction businesses looking to successfully bid for and win work. Businesses in the construction sector can find it a daunting prospect to build a fresh new pipeline of work for the New Year.

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Gary Danson, operations director at specialist repair firm Plastic Surgeon, discusses what he thinks 2019 has in store for the construction industry. With Britain set to make big political decisions in 2019, the construction industry should be ready to adapt to the changing landscape. So, what can w

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