Archive for October, 2019

Construction braced for freelance tax disruption

Construction braced for freelance tax disruption

22/10/19

Major contractors are trying to shift freelance construction professionals back on the books as new tax rules loom. The Enquirer has been contacted by worried white collar workers as major contractors carry-out audits of their freelancers. HMRC rules are changing next Aprl making contractors liable for dete… Read More

Vast Elizabeth House London scheme to start next year

Vast Elizabeth House London scheme to start next year

17/10/19

Developer HB Reavis has got the planning green light for its 1.2m sq ft Elizabeth House scheme next to Waterloo train station in London. The new building complex, designed by architects AHMM, will comprise offices, retail and a transformed public realm. HB Reavis will manage construction through its fully integrated delive… Read More

Laing O’Rourke returns to profit

Laing O’Rourke returns to profit

17/10/19

Laing O’Rourke has returned to profit after battling to contain losses for four years. Britain’s biggest private builder finally drew a line under its Canadian hospital PFI contract where total losses spiralled to £206m. In the year to March 2019, the group delivered a £33m pre-tax profit after falling £44m into th… Read More

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