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The Carillion collapse has illustrated the lack of payment security in the UK construction industry and the devastating impact on small firms up and...
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In what was an up and down year for construction, contract activity for new orders reached a total of £71 billion in 2017, a...
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Carillion collapsed this morning after its banks lost faith in the construction company, throwing hundreds of major projects into doubt and forcing the government...
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Construction output growth eased slightly in December 2017 according to the latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) survey. Survey respondents indicated...
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The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group – representing the largest sector in the UK construction industry (by value) – is calling on the Government...
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The interim report from Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety has found that the current regulatory system for ensuring...
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Productivity growth in the UK will continue to stall without Government and industry action to tackle a digital skills deficit in small businesses, according...
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ONS figures published today show that construction output in October fell by 1.7% and was 0.2% lower compared with one year earlier.  New orders...

The UK construction industry’s financial crisis- with some large contractors in severe financial distress – has prompted a Conservative MP to act. Peter Aldous, MP...
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November data from IHS Markit/CIPS has shown a moderate rebound in UK construction output, with business activity rising at the strongest rate since June....