I have just returned from a family holiday in India, our first visit together although I am a frequent business traveller there. Apart from the beauty and vibrancy of the country and its people, what struck me most was that when travelling on business one is so very removed from the real life of the…

It’s official: the swine flu virus is now a ‘pandemic’ according to the World Health Organisation. The illness is of particular concern to the international construction sector, especially in countries where labourers live in communal accommodation. Rapid spreading of swine flu could potentially bring the sector to a standstill, causing significant delays, costs and lost…