Covid-19

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Construction materials firm Breedon Group has temporarily suspended production at its UK sites, with the exception of its Hope cement plant and those operations which serve critical supply needs.

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Construction law specialist Ross Taylor sets out a series of guidelines for those working in the construction sector to improve their current position, and use the inevitable upcoming period of down time to review contracts for future use.  COVID-19 has put us all in completely unchartered terr

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Staff at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) have been given the option of reducing their working hours by 30% with no financial penalty during the coronavirus lockdown. In an email to staff on Wednesday 25 March, RTPI chief executive Victoria Hills said she was introducing the measures to

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Springfield Properties, Persimmon and Morgan Sindall have all revealed plans to suspend dividends to shareholders to preserve cash amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Jane McMonagle and Juliet Haldane discuss whether the latest COVID-19 guidance should mean a closure of construction sites and outline six key factors to consider when implementing a temporary shutdown. Following the Prime Minister's address to the nation on the evening of March 23 and the unprecede

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The Scottish Government has launched a £1 billion business support fund meaning businesses can now apply for grants to help them deal with the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. The one-off grants are designed to help protect jobs, prevent business closures and promote economic recovery, and

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SELECT director of employment and skills Fiona Harper on the ongoing uncertainty around construction working practices. Members will be aware of the announcement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday 23 March regarding the now enforceable requirement to ‘stay at home’ during the coro

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The construction and housebuilding industry is struggling with mixed messages today regarding whether building sites should close or remain open following the latest restrictions on public movement. Springfield Properties has announced the closure of all sites, sales offices, kit factory and offices

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