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Mark Cantrell

Writer & Journalist

Location icon United Kingdom

A writer and journalist with some 15 years' experience working on B2B titles in print and online, writing news, features, set-piece interviews, political and social commentary. My work has covered housing, construction, technology, politics and public policy, business, industry and more.

Master Builder
Computer says grow

SME builders need to make the most of information technology, same as any other business, if they want to grow.

Master Builder
A plague on late payments

Despite some welcome moves to reduce the scourge of late payments, the problem still costs small and medium sized builders a fortune. But firms don’t have to suffer in silence.

Housing magazine
May the lady be for turning?

Once again, England's social housing sector found itself wondering how shifts in the political landscape would ultimately affect its lot.

Housing magazine
Make room for the little guy

Changes to procurement rules aim to give SMEs a greater chance of winning public sector work, but more still needs to be done to level the playing field.

Housing magazine
Lost in translation

The introduction of Universal Credit risks increasing levels of rent arrears among social housing tenants, research revealed. It wasn't meant to be this way.

Housing magazine
At home with... George Clarke

Celebrity architect George Clarke believes we need a radical overhaul of the system if we are ever going to solve the housing crisis.

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