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…