Industry Reports

This page provides downloads of key industry reports, since the publication of 'Rethinking Construction' (the landmark report into the UK construction industry by Sir John Egan) and links to their sources, where available.

 

The reports were generally produced by Constructing Excellence and Housing Forum Working Groups to define best practices and to assist businesses to put them into practice.  See Constructing Excellence Publications and Housing Forum Publications.

Modernise or Die - The Farmer Review of the UK Construction Labour Model
UK, Cast Consultancy for the Construction Leadership Council, October 2016
CLC_FarmerReview_20161017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [6.0 MB]

               Cast source report

Innovation in the Supply Chain
UK, Costain, Pinsent Masons and the University of Cambridge, September 2016
PM_InnovationInTheSupplyChain_20160921.p[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [3.7 MB]

               PM source report

Collaborative Construction: More Myth Than Reality?
UK, Pinsent Masons, June 2016
PM_CollaborativeConstruction_201606.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.6 MB]

               PM source report

Collaborative Working - The Principles
UK, Constructing Excellence, June 2011
CE_CollaborativeWorking-ThePrinciples_20[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [190.1 KB]

               CE source report

The Business Case for Lowest Price Tendering?
UK, Constructing Excellence, April 2011
CE_TheBusinessCaseforLowestPriceTenderin[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [183.9 KB]

               CE source report

The Future of Partnering and Procurement
UK, Housing Forum, April 2010
HF_TheFutureOfPartnering_201004.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [557.6 KB]

               HF source report

Never Waste a Good Crisis
UK, Constructing Excellence, October 2009
CE_WolstenholmeReport_200910.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.4 MB]

               CE source report

Survival Guide - Working Out of an Industry Downturn
UK, Constructing Excellence, September 2009
CE_SurvivalGuide_WorkingOutOfAnIndustryD[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [616.7 KB]

               CE source report

Comparison of Forms of Construction Contract
UK, Constructing Excellence and Bevan Brittan, April 2008
CE_BB_ComparisonConstructionContracts_20[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [96.2 KB]

               CE source report

Profiting From Integration
UK, Strategic Forum for Construction, November 2007
SF_ProfitingFromIntegration_ITGReport_20[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]

               SF source report

Integrated Collaborative Working Maturity Matrix
UK, Strategic Forum for Construction, November 2007
SF_ICWMaturityMeasuresMatrix_2007.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [76.5 KB]

               SF source document

Performance Indicators for MMC
'Homebuilding: Measuring Construction Performance'
UK, National Audit Office, June 2007
NAO_HomebuildingMeasuringConstructionPer[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [218.9 KB]

               NAO source report

The Case for Collaboration between the UK MoD and its Industry Partners
A demonstration of the benefits of collaborative working from the O&G sector, suggests adoption for the delivery of major UK defence projects.
UK, National Audit Office, November 2006
NAO_MeasuringSuccessThroughCollaborative[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [444.6 KB]

               NAO source report

Strategic Partnering in Regeneration and Refurbishment
UK, Housing Forum, 2005
HF_PartneringRegenRefurb_WGBrochure_2005[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [475.2 KB]

               HF source report

Guide to Standard Forms of Construction Contract
UK, Local Government Task Force, February 2003
LGTF_GuideToStandardFormsOfContract_2003[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [3.5 MB]

               CE source report

Accelerating Change
Report of the Strategic Forum for Construction,
chaired by Sir John Egan.
UK, Strategic Forum, September 2002
SF_AcceleratingChange_Egan_200209.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.7 MB]

               CE source report

Enemies of Promise - Barriers to Change
UK, Housing Forum, October 2001
HF_EnemiesOfPromise_WGReport_200110.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [120.8 KB]

               HF source report

Rethinking Construction
Report of the Construction Task Force,
chaired by Sir John Egan.
UK, Department of Trade and Industry, 1998
DTI_CTF_RethinkingConstruction_Egan_1998[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [105.3 KB]

               CE source report

Constructing The Team
Sir Michael Latham.
UK, Department of the Environment, July 1994.
DoE_ConstructingTheTeam_Latham_199407.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.6 MB]

               CE source report