This month, the Government decided to do away with the post of Chief Construction Adviser. The industry response has been unanimous. It's a step back for UK Construction Plc. It’s a slap in the face.
George Osborne’s budget announced the latest in a line of policy changes impacting the social housing sector; with rents reducing 1% per year for four years from April 2016. It's estimated that 14,000 fewer affordable homes will be built as a result.
It has been reported that the growth of the discounters, the Lidl’s and Aldi’s, could go on for years as Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s continue to lose market share. The landscape of our supermarket shopping has certainly changed, and this looks set to continue!
UK construction continues to feel the impact of the general election as activity drops for the third consecutive month. The Glenigan Index for July has declined by 24% year on year as housebuilding, office, retail and civil engineering activity contracted sharply.
With 30 University Technical Colleges already launched, and 20 more due by 2016, our Education sector expert looks at why they're needed.
UK construction continues to feel the impact of the general election as activity drops for the second consecutive month, according to the Glenigan Index for June.
Glenigan economist Tom Crane explains what the latest construction output figures really means for the industry.
Mace has taken pole position in Glenigan’s top contractor league table for May after securing a £120 million redevelopment deal in London.