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The British government should have realised Carillion was in trouble before handing out £2bn worth of public service contracts, said Labour’s Jon Trickett.    Photograph: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images

The British government’s emergency Cobra committee met on Monday night in an effort to keep public services going following the collapse of Carillion,(...)

A Bovis home in Truro, England: the combination of companies would create a top-five UK housebuilder with a market value of about £2.5 billion (€2.84bn) and output of more than 6,700 homes a year

Bovis Homes is in talks with rival Galliford Try to strike the first large-scale merger in the UK housebuilding sector since 2007, after it rejected a(...)