Tag : public sector
The public sector should spearhead ambitions to eliminate carbon emissions from UK buildings and infrastructure by realising the aim by 2040, ten years ahead of current legal targets, the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has said.
A resourced regulatory authority than can ensure best practice is being delivered on public sector construction projects should be established in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire and Carillion’s collapse, the chair of Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has argued.
The Specialist Engineering Contractors (SEC) Group has welcomed calls from parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for government to consult SMEs on how best to introduce project bank accounts and retentions reform in their contracts.
The construction industry has reacted to Carillion’s liquidation today by calling for further government commitments to guarantee prompt and transparent payment mechanisms for contractors.