Scotland’s construction-led economic recovery is threatened by a combination of sharply rising prices, disrupted supply chains and a chronic shortage of labour as the consequences of a no-deal Brexit coupled with the impact of the Covid pandemic.
Household names from the world of construction will help develop the standards for a new ‘kit of parts’ which will be used to create the next generation of government projects like schools, hospitals and prisons. The Construction Innovation Hub has appointed a new Design Standards B
Fifteen UK construction bodies have written to the UK Government to share serious concerns regarding the implementation of reverse VAT charges and have called for a delay in implementing the new rules.
The construction sector has come together to warn the UK government of the dangers of the industry facing a ‘cliff edge’ regarding access to EU workers. In an unprecedented show of unity, seven of the construction industry’s major trade bodies have set out what they believe to be the sector’
SME builders, civil engineering firms, product manufacturers and specialist contractors have all reported a strong start to 2017 with increases in sales, output and workloads in Q1 driven by increased demand, according to a new survey. The Construction Products Association’s Construction Trade Sur
A thirteenth consecutive quarter increase in the sale of construction products has did little to quash growing pessimism about prospects for the coming year ahead. The latest State of Trade Survey from the Construction Products Association reported continued growth in sales of construction products
John Sinfield Construction Products Association chairman John Sinfield used the CPA’s annual Spring Lunch yesterday to outline the Association’s three strategic objectives for 2016 and unveil a new logo.
Activity in the UK construction sector rose for the eleventh consecutive quarter in Q4 led by growth across almost all areas of the industry though recruitment and labour problems persisted, according to new figures. Published today, the Construction Products Association’s latest Construction Trad
The UK construction industry has enjoyed its ninth straight quarter of growth although skills shortages remain a key concern, according to a new report. The Construction Products Association’s latest Construction Trade Survey shows that firms across the construction industry reported growth in act
Britain’s construction sector bounced back in March, suggesting that the sector is reviving after a slow start to 2015. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), construction output rose 1.6 per cent compared with the same month last year, and by 3.9 per cent compared to February 2015