Tag : Policy and politics
Construction and engineering firms will find it more difficult to conduct business due to changes to insurance policy conditions this year, it has been warned.
NIC launches new infrastructure resilience studySubscription
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has launched a new consultation to gather views as part of a new study into the resilience of the UK’s infrastructure network.
Construction Leadership Council (CLC) chair Andy Mitchell has warned the government that a no-deal Brexit could send project costs soaring.
Conservative MP Peter Aldous has told New Civil Engineer that his bill to reform retention payment practices in the construction industry is unlikely to succeed.
Engineering chiefs slam draft Brexit dealSubscription
Civil engineering contractors and procurement leaders have slammed the government’s draft Brexit deal for not providing more certainty for the sector.
Andrew Jones named as new rail ministerSubscription
Conservative MP Andrew Jones has been named as the new minister in charge of rail, replacing Jo Johnson who resigned last week over Brexit.
Infrastructure leaders have expressed disappointment at the government’s interim response to the National Infrastructure Assessment.
Insight | What could Brexit mean for Eurocodes?Subscription
In the current political climate, it may be impossible to imagine there are relationships between the UK and its European counterparts where negotiations are constructive and outcomes are achieved.
A third of highway authorities are using policies that are at least 40 years out of date, according to a report from the Urban Design Group.
Protests across Northern Ireland highlighting the country’s lack of functioning government have drawn attention to more than £2bn in stalled infrastructure projects.