Back to the future

2009 wasn’t a great year to be working in, or writing about, construction, and by October Building’s Good Employers Guide could be forgiven for deciding to reminisce about the boom instead. I looked at what HR departments can do to make life easier for staff at the mercy of frenzied M&A activity – deal-making is enormous fun for top execs, but less so for the underlings whose fate they’re buying and selling. Something to look forward to when the upturn finally comes…

Author: Katie Puckett

I'm a journalist who has been writing, editing and subbing business magazines for nearly 20 years. I write regularly on all aspects of the built environment – architecture, engineering, construction, property, investment, housing, planning, economics, sustainability, climate change adaptation, technology, insurance – and I’m always up for getting to grips with new topics. I’m also co-founder of Wordmule, a company that creates bespoke editorial and marketing content about buildings and cities.

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