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5 Nov 2018

Cost Pressures Cast a Shadow over Construction

The construction industry experienced modest growth in the third quarter of 2018, following a weather-related boost to activity in Q2, according to a quarterly survey of product manufacturers, contractors, civil engineers and SME builders by the Construction Products Association.

By Emma Salmon

30 Oct 2018

CPA Response to the Autumn Budget 2018

The Chancellor has delivered his third Budget, coming at a time where there is continued uncertainty over the impact of Brexit negotiations, declaring ‘austerity finally coming to an end’.

By Emma Salmon

18 Oct 2018

Brexit Uncertainty and Infrastructure Delays Lead to Downgrade in Construction Forecasts

Growth for the UK’s construction sector next year has been downgraded amid signs Brexit uncertainty and on-going delays in the delivery of major infrastructure projects continue to weigh on activity.

By Emma Salmon

5 Oct 2018

Construction Manufacturers Expect Strong Final Quarter of 2018

Construction products manufacturing returned to business as usual in Q3 after the weather-related pauses and subsequent catch-up in the first half of the year. Britain’s £56 billion industry is cautiously optimistic that the year will finish strong with sales anticipated to pick-up in Q4.

By Emma Salmon

11 Sep 2018

HS2 Sparking Wider Regeneration

Phase 1 of the HS2 project is set to play a key role in parts of Great Britain where HS2 hubs will be built, unlocking an enormous rise in wider regeneration and investment in residential, commercial and infrastructure projects. Five GB regions are reaping the benefits of £7.2 billion of work awarded contracts, including West Northamptonshire which had a 200% increase in construction contracts awarded in 2017.

By Emma Salmon

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