Construction insolvencies Ellis Fox Blog

Insolvencies – What can make the construction curse go away?

A few years back the demise of Carillion rocked the construction industry and the knock on effects were felt for years. It was a time of reflection where many called for reform and the abandonment of business practices that made it harder to remain profitable. […]

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Infrastructure investment Ellis Fox Blog

UK Infrastructure Investment and the impact on construction

A recent news article in the Guardian highlighted the UK government’s intention to buy a larger stake in Sizewell C – a major nuclear power plant development. The major reason cited is to reduce China’s stake in the project as well as subsequent influence on […]

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Quantity Surveyor Ellis Fox

Construction bidding – What comes first, bid or hire?

Bidding on major frameworks, whether as part of a joint venture or sole main contractor is a major undertaking. There are many considerations, not least of which is taking into account the specific skills needed to win and deliver on a project. Many companies are […]

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