Beavering away since 1984

Beaver 84 has strengthened its brand and diversified to thrive despite the recent recession

The war for talent: Get into construction

With the UK construction industry flourishing, there is growing competition for the best recruits

Bridging the gap to growth

Ever-increasing amounts of data call for an innovative approach to managing whole-project information

Getting small builds off the ground

When UK housebuilders find it tough to get funding there is a specialist in development finance that can save the project

Smart cities mean big business

The third instalment in our series, Raconteur Guides for Business, reveals the business potential of connected cities. As technology and the city unite through the Internet of Things, enterprises are set to cash in on the transformation of urban life.

Constructing an industry for the 21st century

The construction industry is replenishing the UK’s housing stock, building new infrastructure and helping restore the economy, but challenges remain if it is to attract and retain a forward-looking workforce

Why a career in construction?

A negative public image, tough competition from other sectors and “stop-go” government policies have meant the construction industry must now fight hard to attract the best people

Fixing Britain’s housing crisis

It’s a political hot potato – and building enough new homes will boost the UK’s economy as well as win votes