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Posted: 9th December
By: rlf

2014 Autumn Statement

Overview

Although Britain is still on course to be the fastest-growing G7 economy this year, with revised growth forecasts for 2014 up to 3% from 2.7%, and for 2015 to 2.4% from 2.3%, government borrowing and the deficit is not falling as quickly as predicted at the last budget.

However, as we approach an election year the Chancellor still managed to spring a few surprises in what has now become a ‘mini-budge...

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Posted: 8th December
By: rlf

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The London Olympics Construction Gallery

As far as construction is concerned, the London Olympics has only just finished. The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games may seem like a distant memory to many of us, but not to the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), who have continued to work on the epic event up until this month. One of their final duties will be to launch a photo gallery online, featuring 100 of the most memorable images of the construction of...

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Posted: 8th December
By: rlf

December 2014

Looking back on 2014 the industry has well and truly come out of recession, as predicted, but the speed of the change has caught most by surprise.  The supply and demand economic equation is no doubt a major factor which we are all having to deal with just now, whether it is shortage of resources or increasing prices effecting all the supply chains of the industry.  This undoubtedly is our biggest challenge but one...

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Posted: 5th December
By: rlf

"It has been a pleasure for all of us working with Robinson Low Francis.  Delivering the Mall was certainly not an easy task; I can never understate RLF’s role in this and the valuable input your firm has put into this project.  I really appreciate what you have done."

Edwin Borg, MIDI PLC

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Posted: 2nd December
By: rlf

housing

Boris rejects development recommendations

London Mayor Boris Johnson has rejected most of the recommendations put forward by in their ‘Skyline Campaign’, which aims to introduce measures to allow more considered development in the capital – particularly in relation to tall buildings.

A study by New London Architecture (NLA), has found that at least 236 tall buildings are currently proposed, approved or under construction in London. Of the total nu...

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