Revolutionising construction: digital transformation with the support of public funding

UK 6 August 2018.- With public capital investment of over £100 billion for UK infrastructure committed by the government back in 2016, the plan was to have this money invested by 2020-21 as part of a wider £483 billion project pipeline to develop over 600 projects into the mid-2020’s. The government commitment is obviously slightly more […]

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After a slow start to 2018, the UK construction sector looks to rebuild confidence

UK, April 18, 2018.-The growth of the construction sector in the UK lost its pace at the end of 2017 due to a number of factors such as the uncertainty of the post-Brexit deal, increases in inflation and a reduction in economic growth. The unexpected weather conditions (Beast from the East) during March could also […]

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25 May 2018: the EU’s General Data Protection will come into force and radically change the rules on data protection within the UK

Data is the oil of our generation. The professional management of data will enter a new dimension as of May 28, therefore the construction sector in the UK must prepare itself for the new rules. For this reason, we explain some of the consequences for construction companies, according to the Chartered Institute of Building. In addition to this, we advance specific details of its management within companies and publish a quick guide from ICO, the data protection regulator in the UK, which may be useful to get ahead and comply with the new legal framework on data. […]

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History and evolution of employment in the UK, as of March 29, 2019

The vast majority, four out of five, of the UK’s workers are employed in service jobs with fewer than one in 10 people work in manufacturing and even fewer in construction. The service sector jobs have grown over time: 20 years ago they made up less than three-quarters of employment with the biggest growth in public administration, education and health. Over the same period, the biggest fall has been in manufacturing, where the share of jobs has halved since the 1990s. The sector now provides employment for just under three million workers. […]

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