Opinion

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Take away the political debate and the fallout from last month’s vote will have a huge impact on the future of the finishes and...
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As is nearly always the case, the earlier the specialist  contractors are involved, the better and more suitable their part of the project will...

Barrister Professor Rudi Klein delves into the latest case on the payment procedure under the Construction Act.  The statutory payment procedure The payment procedure under the...
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Nevill Long’s managing director, Dave Bonner, tells SpecFinish how, aside from personal milestones such as marriage and the birth of children, there have been...
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Productivity is at the heart of all businesses and despite a torrent of new ‘innovations’ over the past 10 years, the evidence shows that...
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As this edition went to press the result of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union was only just starting to kick off....
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From the 1960s and all through the 1970s, the UK built more than 250,000 homes a year. Such a sustained period of high-level house...
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We’re coming out of spring and heading into summer, meaning warmer days, longer  evenings and the positivity that comes with  a feeling of having...
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When the government published its new Construction Strategy it set out a plan to increase productivity in government construction, deliver £1.7 billion worth of...
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The government’s decision to phase out coal-fired power stations by 2025 may seem to have little relevance to  plasterboard. In fact, it will have...