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The underlying challenges of the construction industry

Since the nadir in 2009, activity across UK construction has largely remained on an upward trajectory, rising 21.7% from £113.0 billion to £137.6 billion in 2016.

By Amandeep Bahra at 8 Sep 2017

How many housing ministers in 20 years?

The appointment of Alok Sharma as Minister for Housing in Teresa May’s new government back in June marks the 15th holder of the position in 20 years.

By Rebecca Larkin at 8 Sep 2017

Changing the face of construction - solving the skills shortage

Andy Williamson, Managing Director of IKO UK Group, who spoke at the CIMCIG Leaders’ Debate on the skills shortage in May, says we should all take responsibility for improving the image of construction; let’s not look to someone else to solve the problem.

By Andy Williamson at 3 Jul 2017

A comparison of electricity prices between the UK and EU

Last month, the Conservative Party pledged to cap energy prices in its 2017 manifesto, in order to tackle spiralling household energy bills. The government’s policy echoed a similar policy to the 20-month energy price freeze proposed by the former Labour leader. However, the Conservatives added that their ambition is for the UK to have “the lowest energy costs in Europe, both for households and businesses”. But how do energy prices in the UK compare to other EU countries?

By Amandeep Bahra at 2 Jun 2017

Construction industry growth set to continue in 2017

Despite ongoing Brexit-related uncertainties, near-term prospects for the construction industry have improved according to our latest Spring forecast.

By Amandeep Bahra at 20 Apr 2017

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