Britain’s builders were on the mend last month as housebuilding activity perked up in April, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply said today.
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Wednesday 01 May 2013
The British Standards Institution has given its stamp of approval to goods from helmets to condoms and steel. Mark Leftly meets the boss of a British success story
Sunday 03 March 2013
Who needs flowerpots? Whether you're planting indoors or on a windowsill, patio or balcony – or even in a garden with (like mine) minimal flowerbed space – take tips from a lovely new book, Teeny, Tiny Gardening by Emma Hardy (£14,99, Cico). It is stuffed with inventive ideas for weeny things you can turn into quirky planters. Such as…
Friday 22 February 2013
The legendary animator behind beloved children’s creations Roobarb and Henry’s Cat has died.
Monday 04 February 2013
Britain’s builders struggled to shake off the winter blues in January as activity sank for the third month in a row, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply warned today.
We need to find new ways to teach English to immigrants so they don't miss out on the joy of 'The Only Way Is Essex', says Eric Pickles
Wednesday 16 January 2013
New ways to teach English to immigrants must be found so they do not miss out on the “enormous joy” of TV show The Only Way Is Essex, Eric Pickles has said.
Monday 07 January 2013
Millionaire racehorse owner Marwan Koukash has been unveiled as the mystery businessman locked in talks aimed at saving Salford.
Saturday 01 December 2012
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Friday 02 November 2012
The construction sector returned to growth last month, a survey said today, although housebuilders and commercial developers continue to weigh heavily on the industry.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
The construction sector continued to decline in September, a survey showed today, as residential building saw its biggest fall in nearly two years.
Saturday 28 July 2012
From cycling stars to best-selling authors, they were the reminder of Britain's extraordinary range of talents. Nick Clark surveys the special guests
Tuesday 03 July 2012
The UK's construction sector suffered its sharpest contraction in two-and-a-half years in June, dealing a further blow to the UK's recovery hopes.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Growth in the construction sector slowed in April but another solid rise in new orders shored up confidence in the year ahead.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
Nina Lakhani recalls her heartbreaking interview with Tony Nicklinson and his wife
Business Week in Review: Mike Farley, Ivan Menezes, Sir Martin Sorrell, Bob Diamond, Chris Merry and James Murdoch
Sunday 04 March 2012
- 1 Tears and cheers as David Beckham ends glittering career after helping PSG to final win
- 2 Heading for America? Prepare for the longest US immigration queues ever
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 David Cameron goes to war with newspapers over 'swivel-eyed loons' slur
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
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