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

Spring Budget

Spring Budget 2021: Construction industry predictions and wishes

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the UK economy, all industries await the chancellor’s spring budget announcement on 3 March. Here, professionals in construction and engineering outline their wishes and predictions.
CITB Levy

CITB pledges pre-Covid rates and launches Levy consultation

CITB has pledged to keep its rates at pre-Covid levels, as it prepares to launch a six-week consultation into how CITB raises its Levy.
building surveying

Modern technology and changing approaches to building surveying

Modern technology has significantly improved building surveying, Ross Gissane, director of lenders and investors at Arcadis, explores some of the most notable advances in technology.
digital tools, infrastructure, tech, built environment

Net-zero built environment: Using digital tools to save the planet

BIM Academy managing director Peter Barker looks at how digital can contribute to a net-zero built environment, identifying several initiatives which could help build a more sustainable future.

Work on Romford station upgrade continues despite pandemic

Construction works at Romford station continue to deliver step-free access, a new entrance and a fully refurbished ticket office, ready for the opening of the Elizabeth line.