Markit/CIPS Construction PMI



Wet November contributes to further fall in construction activity

UK construction companies recorded another drop in business activity during November; however the pa ...

Published 3 December 2019

Construction output falls at slower rate in October

The latest monthly survey of construction purchasing managers has pointed to a sustained decline in ...

Published 4 November 2019

UK construction sector ‘firmly stuck in a downturn’

Building activity has fallen at the second-fastest rate since April 2009, new figures have revealed. ...

Published 2 October 2019

Output contracts for fourth consecutive month as new orders fall at fastest pace for a decade

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has called on the UK Government to bring an end to the threa ...

Published 3 September 2019

UK construction output declines for third consecutive month

Output in the UK construction sector declined for the third month running in July as lower volumes o ...

Published 2 August 2019

Construction output plummets at steepest rate since April 2009

Activity in the UK construction sector declined for the second month running in June, with house-bui ...

Published 2 July 2019

Construction sector records sharpest drop in workforce in six-and-a-half years

Activity in the UK construction sector fell back into negative territory last month as the sector re ...

Published 4 June 2019

Brexit uncertainty causes another drop in construction output

The Federation of Master Builder (FMB) has called on the UK Government and Parliament to break the B ...

Published 2 April 2019

Construction activity declines for first time in 11 months

Activity in the UK construction sector declined in February 2019 for first time in 11 months. The I ...

Published 4 March 2019

Plummeting output figures should ring ‘alarm bells’ across construction sector

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has blamed rising costs and uncertainty relating to Brexit a ...

Published 4 February 2019

Construction optimism picks up despite subdued growth

UK construction firms indicated a disappointing end to 2018 as business activity growth eased to a t ...

Published 3 January 2019

Construction growth reaches four-month high in November

The construction sector defied all expectations last month to record a “solid expansion” ...

Published 5 December 2018

September sees weakest rise in construction output for six months

The rate of expansion in construction business activity has slowed for the second consecutive month ...

Published 2 October 2018

Construction output growth eases to three-month low

A modest rise in activity in the UK construction sector saw output growth ease to a three-month low ...

Published 4 September 2018

Construction buyers report fastest rise in output since May 2017

Activity in the UK construction sector was at a 14-month high in July, led by the strongest house bu ...

Published 2 August 2018