Building the Future

Building the Future

After riding out the first national lockdown caused by coronavirus, construction firms now face new uncertainties. Although the sector has so far shown resilience and is deemed central to this Government’s economic recovery plan, there is a perfect storm on the horizon of uncertain long-term pipelines, supply chain disruption and uncertainty caused by a lack of clarity on trade with the EU from 1 January.

Business models that used to work well will soon encounter challenges as shareholder pressures, ever-more demanding customers and increasing international competition lead to new tensions.

In an uncertain world, vigilance is key. The sector must be ready for challenges or face decline. To remain fit for the future, businesses need to innovate, streamline processes, harness technology and attract skilled workers. Strategies must adapt.

Are you ready to do things differently?

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Managing risk - knowing your supply chain

Supply chain management is an important element of your construction organisation. We give you tips on knowing your supply chain.
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Building the future supply chain
Building the future efficiency

Improving efficiency in construction 

When formulating a construction project, it’s important to consider the operational and cost efficiencies. Here’s what you should be thinking about.
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Future-proofing your business and workforce

Construction companies have a host of human resource challenges. In this article we explain more about future proofing your workforce.
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Building the future future proofing
Building the future innovation

Transforming construction with data and technology

Innovation is becoming essential for transformation in the industry. How are data and technology creating efficiencies in large scale projects?
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Construction sector VAT: Assessing the working capital impact of the Domestic Reverse Charge

The Domestic Reverse Charge for VAT will have a big impact on the Construction sector. Read on to see what you need to know and how to prepare for these changes.
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Domestic reverse charge building the future