5th March 2018

February UK Construction Industry News

Brexit concerns, ‘the Beast from the East’, and rising material prices have all led to a fall in volume of orders during February. Nonetheless, despite the industry falling into stagnation, there is light at the end of the tunnel as Irish construction paints an upbeat picture of the sector’s feature. Keep reading for the latest construction industry news and insights......

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    April Construction Round-Up

    This months construction news centres around modernising the construction industry. In April, the CBI have set up a future leaders group with the hope of reforming the industry, while the Farmer Review reports Construction firms must modernise or die. Keep reading for the latest insights...

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  • March Construction Round-up

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    March has been an interesting month for the construction industry. The top news story this month comes with UK Prime Minister, Theresa May initiating the process for the UK to leave the EU. March also saw new highway schemes budget announced. Are schoolchildren getting enough career information on construction jobs? Keep reading for the latest insights....

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  • February Construction Round-up

    February Construction Round-up

    February insights indicate construction companies remain upbeat about their growth prospects for the next 12 months, continuing the positive start to 2017. This month the stories making headlines were predominantly, skills and employment related. Research from Arcadis highlighted a possible skills gulf, while the CITB have predicted the number of people employed in construction to rise this year....

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  • January Construction News Round-Up

    January Construction News Round-Up

    Increased growth in construction orders saw 2017 off to a positive start. This month the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) announced plans for a proposed reduction to the levy and Theresa May unveiled plans for a new industrial strategy. In other news, January saw the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States, which poses the question of what this will mean for infrastructure?...

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