COVID-19 Construction News

Key developments and the latest news on how Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting those working in the UK construction sector.

COVID-19 Must Reads

Making changes in the built environment is necessary after finding weaknesses exposed by COVID-19

How can we build a healthier built environment post Covid-19?

Professor Peter Guthrie OBE FREng, vice-president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, discusses its call for transformational changes across the built environment and its underlying regulatory framework in response to the weaknesses uncovered by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hard FM

BAM FM appointed to NHS Shared Business Services Hard FM framework

BAM FM has been appointed by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) to its Hard Facilities Management framework agreement (Hard FM).
construction orders

PMI reports slowest new construction orders growth in 2022

S&P Global / CIPS UK Construction PMI reports slowest new order growth in 2022 due to rising costs and economic uncertainty.
post pandemic office

Futureproofing the post pandemic office and commercial spaces

A case study of No. 1 Causeway, a crescent-shaped office building in Staines, Surrey, by James Ward, project director and associate director at Arup.
resilient supply chains

Turner & Townsend urges clients to secure resilient supply chains amidst rising inflation

Turner & Townsend warns businesses to secure resilient supply chains as tender price forecasts point towards a rise of 8.5% in 2022.