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    Four ways construction can build back stronger

    Matt Brooker, National Head of Sectors, looks at how construction can make itself the springboard for economic recovery. To advance with the government’s ‘build, build, build’ strategy and let construction drive an economic recovery, the sector...

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    Has the pandemic reset our approach to values-based decision-making for the good?

    The fact most of us are adept at making personal value-based decisions bodes well for the future, says Ann Bentley. POSITIVE THINKING SERIES For many of us, lockdown has forced us to think about what really matters. During this extraordinary time, ...

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    Creating healthcare environments fit for the future

    A £1.5bn investment for new hospitals, maintenance of the existing hospital portfolio and improving A&E capacity was the focus of June’s Build, Build, Build government announcement. For many of us working within the healthcare built ...

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    Construction Innovation Hub's Value Toolkit is launched

    “Recovery must be about delivering better, not just more of the same.” This is the clear message being communicated by the Construction Innovation Hub (CIH) at the launch of its Value Toolkit yesterday – something close to ours and our Global ...

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    Intrinsically linked: key trends shaping the logistics and retail sectors

    As we said goodbye to one of the most challenging years for all of us, both professional and ...

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    2020 wasn’t about survival, it was about long-term vision

    The year ahead promises to be a bumpy one but the way we adapted to COVID-19 shows we have acquired ...

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    RLB UK Chief Executive Andrew Reynolds gives his views on the year ahead to Building magazine

    This article originally appeared in Building magazine on 11 December 2020. Andrew Reynolds has ...

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    Global views: construction skills and COVID-19

    As countries around the world continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, RICS professionals, ...

  • Publication

    COVID-19: UK and Europe Overview

    This overview features a summary of the UK and Europe responses gathered from our rolling Global ...

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    RLB UK supports government’s Construction Playbook, guidance for public sector projects to be delivered faster, better and greener

    This week marks the launch of the Construction Playbook, the Government’s commercial guidance on ...

  • Publication

    RLB Tender Price Forecast UK – Q4 2020

    The essential forecast for tender price inflation, Q4 2020 provides a range of possible tender ...

  • Publication

    COVID-19: Global Survey Report, Issue 7

    Issue 7 of our Global Report provides a comparative analysis of the views of our colleagues across ...

  • Article

    DCD Conference reflections – Preparing for the tsunami

    Our data centre experts Andrew Fettes-Brown and Robert Nicholson attended the ‘DCD Europe Data ...

  • Article

    Reflections on International Men’s Day 2020

    Thursday 19 November marks International Men’s Day (IMD), the purpose of which is “to encourage ...

  • Publication

    Condition Improvement Fund (CIF)

    The Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) brochure showcases how CIF can make a massive difference to ...

  • Article

    Let’s focus on the good guys

    From soaring productivity levels to greater collaboration and innovation, there are a lot of ...

  • Publication

    COVID-19: Global Survey Report, Issue 6

    Issue 6 of our Global Report provides a comparative analysis of the views of our colleagues across ...

  • Publication

    COVID-19: A sector overview

    Our COVID-19: A sector overview provides an insight into the impact of COVID-19 on individual ...

  • Article

    Mental health needs to be recognised in the same way as physical health

    Mental health needs to be recognised in the same way as physical health says RLB UK survey to mark ...

  • Article

    How can we reset productivity and reinvent solutions to the productivity challenge?

    “With productivity in the construction industry historically flatlining, surely the pandemic can ...

  • Publication

    RLB Future Professionals Programme 2021

    A career at RLB allows you to bring imagination to life and opens up a world of opportunities. ...

  • Publication

    RLB Tender Price Forecast UK – Q3 2020

    The essential forecast for tender price inflation, Q3 2020 provides a range of possible tender ...

  • Article

    Value Toolkit: How it can drive behaviour change and create a sustainable model for our industry

    “Recovery must be about delivering better, not just more of the same.” This was the clear ...

  • Article

    Four ways construction can build back stronger

    Matt Brooker, National Head of Sectors, looks at how construction can make itself the springboard ...

  • Article

    Has the pandemic reset our approach to values-based decision-making for the good?

    The fact most of us are adept at making personal value-based decisions bodes well for the future, ...

  • Article, Publication

    RLB Global Construction Market Intelligence Report Q2 2020

    According to Rider Levett Bucknall’s (RLB) 2nd Quarter 2020 International Report, construction ...

  • Publication

    EMEA Hotels Monitor – Issue 26

    Collating information from January-June 2020, the EMEA Hotels Monitor, produced by Whitebridge ...

  • Publication

    Riders Digest UK 2020

    Our annual guide providing technical information and insights on construction-related subjects, ...

  • Article

    Creating healthcare environments fit for the future

    A £1.5bn investment for new hospitals, maintenance of the existing hospital portfolio and improving...

  • Publication

    COVID-19: Global Survey Report, Issue 5

    Issue 5 of our Global Report provides a comparative analysis of the views of our colleagues across ...

  • Article

    Will the Class of 2020 follow the numbers?

    With this year’s A’ Level results for students due on the 13th August, RLB Partner and National ...

  • Publication

    Building Information Modelling & Digital Technologies

    Digital engineering and technological advancements are fundamentally impacting the built ...

  • Article

    Construction Innovation Hub’s Value Toolkit is launched

    “Recovery must be about delivering better, not just more of the same.” This is the clear message...

  • Publication

    COVID-19: Global Survey Report, Issue 4

    Issue 4 of our Global Report provides a comparative analysis of the views of our colleagues across ...

  • Article

    Let construction be the victor, not the victim

    Our sector has the power to lead the economic recovery – but we must work together, and in new ...

  • Article

    More Speed, Less Haste

    With the government’s recent ‘Build, Build, Build’ announcement outlining how ...

  • Article

    Build, Build, Build – the devil’s in the detail for education

    With the government’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ announcement including investment in education and...

  • Publication

    Design management

    Design management services help designers deliver more with less. Through the use of our specialist ...

  • Article

    Building magazine: London’s size helping it cope with covid crisis, latest RLB survey into pandemic’s impact says

    “London faring better than most in the wake of the COVID crisis”. This was the headline in the ...

  • Article

    Health and Safety is changing. And not just in construction.

    As the lockdown restrictions start to be eased in the UK and businesses, schools, households and ...