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Tamara Hooper, 14 Jun 2018
The Government has announced that it will be taking doctors and nurses out of the Tier 2 migration cap, allowing for other high skilled migrants to apply for those visa’s and ensuring that our NHS is able to source much needed medical professionals without red tape of migration quotas.
Susan Mason, 14 Jun 2018
The vacuum in Executive decision-making in Northern Ireland is creating a backlog of delayed infrastructure projects.
John Hughes FRICS, 03 May 2018
A member recently commented that our profession should do more to enhance our image; that we need to be more visionary if we are to live up to our “public advantage” responsibilities.
06 Apr 2017
Collaboration, progressive procurement, and early contractor engagement can save the taxpayer millions of pounds across the lifecycle of an infrastructure project, and the commercial manager is perfectly placed to help make it happen, writes Stephen Blakey FRICS, Commercial Projects Director, Network Rail.
Martin McAuley, 03 May 2018
The government has committed to ensuring that everyone in the UK will have access to universal high-speed broadband through a Universal Service Obligation.
Benjamin Manu, 18 May 2016
In recent weeks, our team have crisscrossed cities in West Africa and engaging with a range of stakeholders. We’ve seen a massive concentration of interest and discussions on bridging the infrastructure gap at the global level, and for Africa, through sustainable investment, planning, quality delivery with a responsive profession.
Martin McAuley, 04 Jun 2018
The challenge facing devolved government in Northern Ireland took a further turn in the last few weeks as Belfast’s High Court ruled that in the absence of Executive Ministers, senior civil servants have no authority to approve regionally significant infrastructure projects.
02 Mar 2018
How do cities such as Christchurch, New Zealand, which has suffered major natural disasters, attract the people, investment and entrepreneurs they need to rebuild their economies? We asked Chief Executive Officer of Development Christchurch Limited (DCL) Rob Hall FRICS how the city is regenerating after the earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.
Geoff White, 14 Mar 2018
Although the Chancellor made good on his promise that the 2018 Spring Statement would be a smaller affair focusing on economic performance and direction, he also made a mixture of old and new announcements that flagged up some interesting points for those in the built environment.
16 May 2018
Oil prices are an upside risk to civil engineering costs in the remainder of 2018. With President Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, Brent crude oil prices have risen to US$77 per barrel from US$67 at the beginning of April 2018.
30 Apr 2018
Collecting, analysing, modelling and interpreting cost data allows industry to make better informed decisions regarding projects and assets, and identify areas for improvement.
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