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The latest construction industry opinion survey conducted by UK Construction Week shows that though the Tories are top, a big majority say the needs of the construction industry have been ignored by the key political parties.
We also offer a round-up of General Election promises and how they could affect construction contractors.
But just as construction business start-ups begin to outstrip closures for the first time in 4 years, many now fear that post-Election chaos and compromises will jeopardise this progress.
What do you think? Do Email me your comments and I will include them in our Buildingtalk Election Blog that begins next week.
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The building industry Must help stop slaughter of cyclists under HGVs says a report in last nights Evening Standard.
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To recognise International Women’s Day on 8 March, safety expert OnSite Support has announced the measures it is taking to support women in construction.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Health & Safety, news, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Training