Construction health Ellis Fox Blog

Counting the cost of Covid – How healthy is UK construction really?

This past week saw yet another major construction and property service company Midas fall into administration. Construction has halted on all projects and it’s estimated that more than 300 people have lost their jobs. This is significant in an industry that has been experiencing steady […]

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Construction contracts Ellis Fox Blog

Construction contracts post covid-19

While in general the UK construction industry is haunted by its reputation for project delays and poor productivity levels, even the most proficient main contractor will not have been able to avoid the impacts of covid-19.  While the government supported and even encouraged construction sites […]

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Construction opportunities Ellis Fox Blog

Is infrastructure the best current UK construction opportunity?

The construction industry has been divided since the start of lockdown as to whether sites should remain open or closed. Some main contractors such as Balfour Beatty and Kier continued to operate sites, while others such as Mace rolled out a nationwide shutdown. Now, many […]

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Construction priorities Ellis Fox Blog

Shifting priorities in UK Construction

Once again UK Construction leaders are facing difficult decisions while various role players debate what factors should be the top priority. Economic activity, relief funding, project progress and staff safety are all are important, does it really have to be a choice between one or […]

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Video Conference Ellis Fox Blog

Technology as a lifeline

We may not be used to working from home or having to battle with the kids for a corner of the house to cordon off as a quiet office. But one thing that we do have going for us is that technology is enabling us […]

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