Top Ten best read stories of 2023

The Enquirer is putting out its last daily newsletter of the year today as the industry winds-down for its traditional Christmas break.

The website will be updated with any major breaking stories during the holiday season with the full daily news service returning on January 3.

It has been another eventful 12 months and a busy news year for construction as the Enquirer keeps the industry up to date with what is really going on.

These were the best read stories during the year:

Our most popular stories in 2023

(Number of times they were read)

Buckingham Group files administration notice – (122,159 page views)

Firm fined £120,000 for lifting two builders in a telehandler bucket – (119,643 page views)

Gove tightens second staircase rules – (102,222 page views)

Bellway dumped imported contaminated soil on its housing site – (85,415 page views)

Groundworks firm goes under – (84,515 page views)

Henry Construction crashes into administration – (84,510 page views)

Tipper truck hits overhead motorway gantry – (81,775 page views)

Jarvis Contracting goes into administration– (67,995 page views)

Barratt to demolish 36 new homes with faulty foundations – (64,613 page views)

Laing O’Rourke makes a £288m loss – (58,064 page views)

The Enquirer enjoyed another year of growth as busy professionals turn to us for a fast and insightful news fix.

Our daily newsletter now has more than 42,000 subscribers with an average daily open rate of 50%.

Google Analytics show the Enquirer enjoyed more than 23 million page views this year from more than 4.9 million users – numbers which dwarf any of our traditional construction media rivals.

Our growing band of advertisers enjoy industry leading response rates and all the details about booking a campaign for 2024 can be found here.

Our recruitment pages are thriving thanks to our unrivaled reach into construction companies while our Suppliers and Buyers Directory has already signed-up more than 6,000 firms from across the supply chain.

We’d like to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas and here’s to a happy New Year after a well deserved break.

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