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SCN, Oct 20

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BBC, Oct 19

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CIAT, Oct 19

HMRC resumes IR35 employment tax changes.

Construction Manager, Oct 20


CLC publishes Brexit guidance update for construction.

Infrastructure Intelligence, Oct 19

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Construction Enquirer, Oct 19

West London housing estate evacuated over fire concerns.

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SCN, Oct 19

BESA introduces associate membership category.

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Dezeen, Oct 16

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Express & Star, Oct 16

University of Wolverhampton School of Architecture and Built Environment opens.

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