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Welcome to the Team Carl!

Welcome to the Team Carl!

JPS is delighted to announce that Carl Churchward has joined our growing Project delivery Team, Carl will add strength in depth to what is already an excellent team!

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UK Infrastructure Bank Open for Business

UK Infrastructure Bank Open for Business

The UK Infrastructure Bank officially opened for business last week (17 June 2021). Businesses and communities will have billions of pounds available to them as Chancellor Rishi Sunak launched the bank to support local growth and tackle climate change. Based in Leeds,...

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Highways England Announces £218m Investment

Highways England Announces £218m Investment

Road users in the East of England are set to enjoy safer, quicker and easier journeys as Highways England has revealed a multimillion-pound package of improvements for roads, pavements and bridges over the next 12 months. This announcement comes as the UK Government...

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UKEF Signs Flagship Green Partnership

UKEF Signs Flagship Green Partnership

At the start of June, UK Export Finance (UKEF) launched a new partnership with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to promote the expertise of UK offshore wind companies abroad. UKEF signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 5 June 2021 with ORE Catapult,...

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Half the UK Workforce Lacks Basic Digital Kkills

Half the UK Workforce Lacks Basic Digital Kkills

Tom Boland, Global Head of Digitalisation at Zutec, explains what FutureDotNow’s recent findings mean for the sector and how this problem can be overcome. More than 17 million people—around half the British workforce—lack basic digital skills. It’s an alarming...

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£1.6bn Investment for UK Defence Estate

£1.6bn Investment for UK Defence Estate

Four contracts worth £1.6 billion have been awarded to enable the delivery of crucial building maintenance and hard facilities repair services across the UK defence estate. Forming a part of the first phase of the Future Defence Infrastructure Services (FDIS)...

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Specialist Wins Place on £330m Framework

Specialist Wins Place on £330m Framework

Premier Modular, an offsite construction specialist, is pleased to announce that is has been awarded a place on the new £330 million LHC Modular Buildings Framework. The appointment on the framework covers design, supply and installation of both temporary and...

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Graven Hill Embraces Future of Building

Graven Hill Embraces Future of Building

At Graven Hill near Bicester, Oxfordshire, the UK’s largest self- and custom-build community, one third of self-build homes constructed between 2018 and 2021 have used modern methods of construction (MMC). This means that non-traditional methods of building, such as...

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ForrestBrown Warns Against Scam Letters

ForrestBrown Warns Against Scam Letters

Those with businesses in the construction and engineering sector who are applying for R&D tax relief should be aware of ‘warning’ letters which make false claims and could offer potentially damaging advice, according to ForrestBrown, a specialist R&D tax...

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Willmott Dixon Chosen for £25.6m Schemes

Willmott Dixon Chosen for £25.6m Schemes

Willmott Dixon has been appointed to deliver Kensington & Chelsea Council’s ambitious New Homes Delivery Programme. The company will provide two housing schemes for the council, which were procured via the SCF Framework. The larger project will be at Kensal Road,...

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Clock Ticking on EU Settlement Scheme Applications

Clock Ticking on EU Settlement Scheme Applications

The end of the grace period for EEA citizens to secure their longer-term residency rights by making an application under the EU Settlement Scheme is now only a few weeks away and, not surprisingly, many employers in the construction industry are wondering what they...

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Gammon Construction Partners With 3D Repo

Gammon Construction Partners With 3D Repo

Gammon Construction Limited and 3D Repo have formed a strategic partnership for Building Information Modelling (BIM) data. Gammon is the first organisation in Hong Kong to use 3D Repo’s platform, which is equipped with SafetiBase, a 4D tool which helps improve health...

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Sustainable Supply Chain Legislation Should be Introduced

Sustainable Supply Chain Legislation Should be Introduced

A panel of industry experts gathered last month, May 2021, to discuss how the construction industry can and will meet zero emissions targets. There was a clear message that the opportunity to reach the net zero target is there; however, more support is required from...

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