• Autumn Statement and Spending Review

    2015 Comprehensive Spending Review: Creating a resilient economy

    Autumn Statement: ACE's Peter Campbell reviews the highlights of Chancellor George Osborne's latest Comprehensive Spending Review.
    8 years 6 months ago
  • Barry Gardiner MP

    Video: Tory energy policy reset takes UK away from CO2 targets, warns Labour.

    Labour environment spokesman Barry Gardiner warns EIC conference that Environment Secretary Amber Rudd’s recent energy policy shift to back gas will add 54M tonnes of CO2 and leave the UK 10% behind its carbon reduction targets.
    8 years 6 months ago
  • The Comprehensive Spending Review – what to expect

    Chancellor George Osborne shares the latest round of cuts and spending plans in the Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review today. ACE’s Olly Johnson outlines what to look out for.
    8 years 6 months ago
  • Housing in Hamburg

    Lessons from Europe: how planning can stimulate housing development

    New studies show how France, Germany and the Netherlands have successfully tackled housing and regeneration by using planning skills and tools in a way that is markedly different from the UK, says RTPI.
    8 years 6 months ago
  • Jim O'Sullivan, Highways England

    Stronger Highways England key to £4bn a year road spend, says chief executive

    Jim O’Sullivan sets out his thinking for the organisation ahead of a keynote speech this week at the Highways UK event where he will expand on his priorities and aspirations for the organisation.
    8 years 6 months ago
  • BST Forum Sept 2015

    People power

    The craik may be all about the newest technology and the tech generation but at the latest BST forum, our group of architects and engineers argued that it is human creativity and ability to communicate with clients and the public that will be the differentiating factor for business.
    8 years 6 months ago
  • Chris White, AECOM

    Natural capital: are you thinking about it?

    Britain’s overall stock of natural capital is put at £1.6 trillion. Yet few infrastructure companies have it on their radar as a risk and opportunity says Chris White.
    8 years 6 months ago
  • Dave Spence, MD of Amey’s consulting business

    What’s it like to be a consultant that’s part of a contractor?

    Major contractors need to have in-house design capacity according to new ICE president Sir John Armitt. Spot on, says Amey’s consultancy MD Dave Spencer. There are gains to be had and only a little initial pain.
    8 years 6 months ago
  • Griffiths and Armour

    Maturing nicely

    The business market is much improved, as is the SME consultant’s approach to risk, the latest Infrastructure Intelligence/Griffiths & Armour round table group agreed when it met at its regular haunt, London’s Gherkin building. But they warned that the new culture might only be skin deep. Jackie Whitelaw reports.
    8 years 6 months ago
  • Firm Future: How technology change and market dynamics are shaping consultancies

    Automation and better data management combined with earlier client engagement is pushing consulting firms to invest in both technology and new skills.
    8 years 6 months ago