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August property prices fell for the first time this year, down 1.3% to an average asking price of £365,173, Rightmove has found

August property prices fall but new listings are up by 12%

August property prices fell for the first time this year, down 1.3% to an average asking price of £365,173, Rightmove has found.
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June 2022 construction output reveals a 1.4% decrease

June 2022 construction output has revealed a 1.4% decrease, marking the first since October 2021 following seven consecutive months of growth.
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Nemetschek reaches ‘record high’ business growth in Q2 2022

Construction software solutions provider The Nemetschek Group has continued strong business growth in revenue and profitability in Q2 2022, with 'record high' recurring revenues.
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Tracking the progress of the Levelling Up & Regeneration Bill

Edward Clarke and Jennie Baker of Lichfields examine the state of play with the Levelling Up & Regeneration Bill as it makes its way through Parliament.
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Pick Everard pledges carbon neutrality in new business strategy

Pick Everard has announced a new business strategy, which includes a pledge to carbon neutrality by the end of the year, and will invest five percent of turnover into innovation and new technology.
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Government pledge £233m infrastructure funding for East London neighbourhood

Homes England has pledged £233m of infrastructure funding to bring to life a new £3.5bn neighbourhood at Silvertown, East London.
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Willmott Dixon reveals 2021 financial highlights

Willmott Dixon has revealed its financial highlights for the 12 months to 31 December 2021, and has generated a turnover of £1.1bn explains group chief executive, Rick Willmott.
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UK construction inflation could be on the rise, warns Turner &...

Turner & Townsend has warned developers that UK construction inflation will impact the viability of planned projects, as labour shortages, Brexit, and the war in Ukraine maintain pressure on prices.
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CIJC negotiates 5% pay increase for site workers

The Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC), the body responsible for negotiating the industry's pay and conditions, has agreed to a 5% pay increase for site workers covered by the Working Rule Agreement.
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Beating bad debt in construction

Bad debt remains a sad fact of life for many subcontractors in construction. Being able to spot the early signs of difficulties and react quickly are crucial in keeping cash flowing and projects on track.
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Government launch new Help to Build equity loan scheme

Today (24 June 2022), the government has announced a new 'Help to Build' equity loan scheme, which will help to support people onto the property ladder and build their own home.
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Post-Covid construction boom ‘could be over’, research suggests

The most recent research from Barbour ABI indicates that the post-covid construction boom could be over, with April's downward trend continuing into May.
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Digital transformation and payment management in construction

This eBook from cloud-based construction payment management software company Payapps explores the future of supply chain payments in the construction industry.
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Mace market view report forecasts tender price increase in 2022

A recently published Mace market view report for Q2 2022 has shown tender price increases from 5.5% to 8% in 2022.
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Mitigating contractor insolvency: A developers toolkit

As the construction industry faces yet more headwinds, developers should guard themselves against contractor insolvency to avoid a fatal blow to business, says construction lawyer Matt Grellier.
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May construction PMI shows the weakest rise in residential work in...

May construction PMI data has signalled another slowdown in growth in the sector, particularly a loss of momentum for the residential sector.
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RED Construction Group appoints new business development director

RED Construction Group has announced the appointment of James Bardwell as business development director, who will oversee business opportunities across RED Construction London.
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Liverpool £25m Greener Grid Park enters final stages of construction

A £25m zero carbon scheme to increase green energy use in Liverpool has entered the final stages of construction.
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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.
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UK office space demand bounces back in 2022, says RICS

The start of 2022, saw an increase in the demand for office space, as new tenants look to rent more UK commercial property, according to the RICS Commercial Property Market Survey, Q1 2022.
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Disrupt, challenge and collaborate: Moving forward in the wake of...

Following the Midas collapse, Constructing Excellence South West’s Devon Club gathered senior leaders across the region to discuss its impact on the wider sector.
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Caledonia partners with NatWest to secure £75m of sustainable funding

Caledonia Housing Association, with support from NatWest, has secured £75m of sustainable funding to further its commitment to building sustainable housing and becoming a carbon-neutral organisation.
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Is there a financial crisis in construction?

The Access Group looks at whether there is a financial crisis in construction and how integrated, cloud-based construction software solutions can help alleviate the economic pressures experienced by many in the industry.
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The role of design concepts in driving positive change

Innovate UK KTN launched its Design Innovation Network just last month. Abi Hird, its founder and design specialist at Innovate UK KTN, discusses the purpose of the network, design concepts and what good design looks like in practice.
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United Living appoints Dave Rooney as chief commercial officer

United Living has announced the appointment of Dave Rooney to the board as the group's new chief commercial officer.
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Beal appoints Andy Devine as new construction director to drive growth

Beal Homes has appointed Andy Devine as new construction director to drive growth in the housebuilding sector, and set the bar for build quality.

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