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Check out our latest blog posts, which provide commentary and opinions on issues and trends in the construction and contracting industry.

September Construction Contracts Hit £5.4bn: Get ahead with construction accounting software

Latest figures from The Builders’ Conference show that the total value of new construction contracts awarded in the UK in September reached the highest monthly total for more than a year. The construction trade association and market intelligence provider reported a total of £5.84bn in new contract awards in data derived from its unique league […]

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Big Ben costs double; what lessons can be learnt?

Recently in construction news we have been hearing a lot about Big Ben’s renovation costs doubling. The project has become much more complex than originally thought due to the stonework needing more work; the cost of removing and repainting the metal in the tower and reglazing the clock face.   The Elizabeth Tower that is […]

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CIS: What’s changing and how does it affect you?

What is CIS? The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) defines how much contractors in the construction industry pay their subcontractors and what they give to HMRC as tax. As a contractor you must ensure you register with the scheme and stay compliant with it by ensuring your subcontractors are registered with HMRC, you submit monthly returns […]

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A surprise boost for August – but don’t get complacent

Contrary to expectations and tradition, the usually slow month of August has shown surprisingly positive figures and provided a welcome boost to the construction industry. With contracts awarded in August totalling £5.8 billion, based on a three month moving average, this has resulted in a 7% increase on the month and the highest recorded figure […]

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