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17 May 2018

CPA Responds to Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

Peter Caplehorn, Construction Products Association Deputy Chief Executive and Chair of the Review’s Regulations and Guidance Working Group, said: “The Independent Review led by Dame Judith Hackitt has outlined the clear responsibilities necessary to ensure a disaster like this can never happen again."

14 May 2018

Construction Activity Faltered in Weather-Affected Q1

Weather disruption and the demise of Carillion resulted in a mixed performance for the UK construction supply chain in the first quarter of 2018 according to the Construction Products Association’s Construction Trade Survey for 2018 Q1.

10 May 2018

Construction Output Fell by Over £1 Billion in Q1

ONS figures published today show that construction output decreased 2.7% in the first quarter of 2018. The fall was broad-based but was led by an 8.8% decline in public house building activity and a 5.9% reduction in public non-housing work.

27 Apr 2018

Construction Drags Down Q1 GDP

The ONS today published its preliminary estimate for GDP in the first quarter of 2018. The release shows that the economy grew by just 0.1%, down from 0.4% in 2016 Q4 and its slowest growth since 2012 Q4.

23 Apr 2018

Construction Output Forecast to Flatline in 2018

After a weak start to the year following the demise of Carillion in January and adverse weather across the country in February and March, the Construction Products Association’s Spring forecasts anticipate construction output growth for the whole of 2018 will remain flat, before accelerating to 2.7% in 2019 and 1.9% in 2020.

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