Monthly Archives: October 2010

28.10.10

Someone asks me why I’m blogging.  Two reasons.  First, as someone once said, I write in order to explain things to myself.  Second, as Mae West famously said, “I’d rather be looked over than overlooked”!  Less selfishly, I hope my … Continue reading

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26.10.10

Great to hear construction described as the ‘star performer’ in today’s economic growth results (Newsnight, BBC TV tonight). Clearly much of construction growth over the past quarter results from the last government’s fiscal stimulus, but it’s good news, irrespective of … Continue reading

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25.10.10

Last week’s news was dominated for the CSR (Comprehensive Spending Review) which will require some adjustment on the part of the UK construction industry. The industry leaders I respect most are seeing it in terms of adjustment, rather than good … Continue reading

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14.10.10

At the Construction Manager of the Year Awards in London.  A unique event, celebrating the achievement of individual construction managers. Every year it serves to remind me of the challenges this industry throws at managers and the leadership it generates. … Continue reading

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13.10.10

At Reading University for the second of six workshops, around the UK,  on the theme Educating Construction Managers for the 21st Century. Brilliantly facilitated by Dr Monty Sutrisna from the University of Salford, and attended by academics from several universities … Continue reading

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