Most councils flout prompt payment law

Six out of 10 local authorities are ignoring a legal requirement to ensure prompt payment in their supply chains. An investigation by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) has discovered that 59% of English local authorities were breaching the Public Contracts...

Budget boost for London cyclists

London is to spend £770m over the next five years on infrastructure and initiatives to promote cycling. The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that an average of £154m a year will be spent on cycling up until March 2022, which is almost double the £79m per year...

Half of sites fail HSE refurb blitz

Latest statistics from the Health & Safety Executive show that construction companies are failing to meet basic requirements on smaller scale projects. The chief executive’s report to the Health & Safety Executive board meeting on 7th December 2016 highlighted...