Audio – An act of desperation…

One man’s moment of madness highlights a deeper issue in the UK construction sector.

Unless you have been living in a cave this past week, you will likely be aware of an incident in Liverpool in the UK during which a mini excavator operator drove his machine through the reception of a newly-built hotel to protest at his non-payment. (If you haven’t seen the video already, you can find it here.)

While the circumstances surrounding the incident remain fuzzy, the fact that a man was so desperate for money that he risked arrest for criminal damage cast a spotlight onto the perennial problem of late and non-payment within the UK construction sector.

This is the subject of a brand-new episode of the Demolition News Radio podcast which you can hear simply by hitting the play button below: