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How we see the UK economy

Although far from rebalancing, the UK economy is on the road to recovery. It grew by 2.6% in 2014 and is forecast to grow at 2.7% in 2015, according to our Association. Encouraging growth in consumer spending and business investment, along with strengthening labour markets have aided this recovery.

By Amandeep Bahra at 12 Feb 2015

Construction industry set to gain momentum in 2015

The construction sector is one of the largest sectors in the UK economy accounting for 6.4% of GDP. Following growth of 5.3% last year, the latest forecasts by our Association project output to rise 5.3% during 2015, and then ease to 4.2% and 3.4% in 2016 and 2017 respectively.

By Amandeep Bahra at 3 Feb 2015

There is no money

'Austerity', 'cuts', 'deficit', all seem to be the defining words of the past five years. We have also been told by politicians that ‘we are all in it together’ whilst others state ‘there is no money’.

By Jonathan Bloom at 29 Jan 2015

The Hi-Vis Jacket and Hard Hat Election

With the festive holiday period now behind us and as we start to slowly get back into the grind of work and post holiday diets there will be one event that will dominate press coverage throughout the year: the UK General Election.

By Jonathan Bloom at 8 Jan 2015

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