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Grenfell Tower: Heated debate

29 June 2017| By Thomas Lane

The Grenfell Tower fire has led to calls for fire safety regulations to be examined. But this was not the first warning sign that the current rules are not fit for purpose. What can be done to make sure a tragedy on this scale doesn’t happen again?


Two construction workers with back to camera

Online poll: EU workers’ status

28 June 2017

Should the government be doing more to ensure clarity on the status of transient EU workers post-Brexit? Vote here


Market review: Crawling along

27 June 2017| By Michael Dall

The European parliament building in Brussels

Brexit and construction law: Changing times

23 June 2017| By Al Watson, Jill Carey, Clare Harman-Clark


Xu Weiping

Meeting Mr X

21 April 2017| By Louise Dransfield

Far from being a mysterious and distant figure, Xu Weiping of Chinese developer ABP is happy to talk about the thousands of office blocks he is building in China, as well as the 35-acre scheme at Royal Albert Dock - and his plans for many more

Bruno Dupety

Bruno Dupety: Action man

17 February 2017

Ben Derbyshire

Ben Derbyshire: ‘Change is necessary’

9 September 2016| By Elizabeth Hopkirk

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