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Tuesday 27 November 2012
MPs told secret vetting service has been used for major construction projects for two decades
Thursday 26 April 2012
David Cameron today backed the growth of renewable energy as “vital” to the UK's future - but warned green power sources had to be financially sustainable.
Saturday 14 April 2012
Bidders are eyeing a one-third stake in one of the country's most infamous private finance initiative (PFI) deals, University College Hospital (UCH) off Tottenham Court Road.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Hundreds of contract staff in jobcentres will go on strike today in a dispute over job cuts.
Sunday 01 April 2012
Balfour Beatty, the UK's biggest listed construction company, is looking to sell its stake in one of the country's most infamous Private Finance Initiative schemes.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Workers at a leading construction firm have voted in favour of strike action in a long-running row over pay and conditions, it was announced tonight.
Wednesday 18 January 2012
The BBC has been criticised after it emerged that only 26 out of 680 new jobs created at its new Media City site went to locals.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Construction workers staged a series of demonstrations at sites across the UK today in the continuing row over pay and conditions in the industry.
Thursday 18 August 2011
Balfour Beatty yesterday warned that market conditions were set to remain tough as it revealed that the coalition Government's austerity measures were beginning to hit its UK business.
Monday 15 August 2011
Fears over the global economy were knocking Balfour Beatty's share price even before the markets slumped, and the latest fall has caused Britain's largest infrastructure services company to drop by around a quarter since March.
Saturday 06 August 2011
Thursday 07 July 2011
Monday 04 July 2011
The recruitment companies are in focus this week, with both Hays and Robert Walters releasing updates as fears continue over the state of the private sector market in the UK.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Isn't this excellent news? The International Monetary Fund say the Government's strategy for sorting us out is going to work. Every time they've been asked to comment on a country's economy they've insisted it must cut wages, restrict the unions, and privatise everything, so the Government must have been really nervous as to whether they'd approve of the strategy of cutting wages, restricting unions and privatising everything. It must have felt like waiting for your A-level results.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Workers who maintain Royal Mail offices are to take industrial action, including a half-day strike, in a row over the use of tracking devices in their vans.
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