12 May 2021
Construction output grew by 5.8 per cent in March 2021 over February, with strong growth in both new work (6.7 per cent) and repair & maintenance (4.4 per cent). Latest numbers from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the level of construction output in March 2021 was £14,251m – the highest since September 2019 when it was £14,381m.
04 November 2020
When formulating a construction project, it’s important to consider the operational and cost efficiencies. Here’s what you should be thinking about.
27 March 2020
We provide practical steps that your construction business can be taking in the midst of the coronavirus health crisis.
29 June 2018
Middle market construction businesses are the most upbeat about the impact of Brexit on their business and the UK economy, according to the latest YouGov survey commissioned by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.
20 June 2018
New figures published by the Office of National Statistics have underlined fears of a skills gap timebomb in the UK construction sector. The report, which examined the make-up of the UK construction workforce, found clear evidence that the workforce is ageing. In the 20-year period to 2011, there was a 13 per cent increase in the numbers of construction workers aged 45 years and over.
23 March 2018
New figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government show an encouraging 16 per cent year-on-year rise in new build dwelling completions in 2017 but the numbers fall well short of the government’s target of 300,000 by the mid-2020s.