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Alan Brookes

Skills crisis prompts EC Harris to consider offshoring work

24 October 2014| By Joey Gardiner

Chief executive says consultant could outsource work to fast-developing countries due to UK skills gap

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Morgan Sindall hit by problem contracts

24 October 2014| By Allister Hayman

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Architects and consultants are industry's top employers

24 October 2014| By Building news desk

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Queen opens new gallery at Science Museum

24 October 2014| By Elizabeth Hopkirk

David Brunton

Pick Everard senior partner announces retirement

24 October 2014| By Iain Withers

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Campaign aims to champion energy efficiency

24 October 2014| By Allister Hayman

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Buildings

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Skin deep: SOM's JTI Building in Geneva

22 October 2014| By Ike Ijeh

SOM’s JTI building in Geneva uses a revolutionary facade that optimises daylight and transparency while meeting tight Swiss regulatory requirements

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Industry opinion

Sarah Richardson

Building on good news

24 October 2014| By Sarah Richardson

Joey Gardiner

Look past the politics to Lyons Review details

24 October 2014| By Joey Gardiner

Roger Hawkins

China deserves better architecture

24 October 2014| By Roger Hawkins

Steve Williams and MatthewTaylor

Prefabrication: Off-site on your mind

24 October 2014| By Steven Williams, Matthew Taylor

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Data

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Lead times: July-September 2014

20 October 2014| By Brian Moone

Although there are only four trades reporting an increase in lead times this quarter, there are 10 trades that anticipate increases in the next six months

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Analysis

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Good Employer Guide 2014: A focus on staff wellbeing

24 October 2014| By Chloë McCulloch

Mental health issues can be difficult to detect in the workplace - which means they can also be easy to ignore. But as this year’s guide shows, the best employers are those that are ready and able to heed the warning signs

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Good Employer Guide 2014: Results analysis

24 October 2014| By David Blackman

With recruitment and retention once again critical issues for the industry, here’s how this year’s top 50 employers are luring and keeping hold of key staff

Alan Brookes

Interview: Alan Brookes

24 October 2014| By Joey Gardiner

The UK chief executive of EC Harris on parent company Arcadis’ acquisition of Hyder, and the firm’s own growth ambitions 

new houses

Reviewing the Lyons Review

23 October 2014| By Joey Gardiner

The Lyons Review sets out a routemap to the construction of 200,000 homes a year, so what do private housebuilders and affordable housing landlords make of it?

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What to specify: Cladding

21 October 2014

This week’s cladding products include the refurbishment of a high-rise building at the Darmstadt University in Germany, and wall cladding for a home on the banks of the River Tay

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