Sunny Rorecast for UK Construction in 2017

Sunny forecast for UK construction in 2017

December saw the fastest growth in almost 12 months, according to a survey, but the weaker pound has increased the costs of materials to a 5 and a half year high. The positive report from CIPS/Markit came a day after a strong survey from the manufacturing sector, showing a 2 and a half year high.…

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Subcontractors Benefit from Construction Increase

Could apprenticeship funding affect plant hire recruitment?

Workloads have increased for the construction industry among small and medium firms for the first time since 2007. The latest Construction Trade Survey showed that those in the industries such as manufacturing or civil engineering have all reported a bigger workload. Noble Francis, Economics Director at the Construction Products Association, said: “As house building –…

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