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16 Mar 2018

Interview with Peter Caplehorn around impacts of Grenfell, the IRG and the Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

Based on questions composed by the CPA Technical Expert Panel we asked Peter about the work being completed so far, and what the picture looks like for the products sector and construction industry as a whole going forwards.

By Emma Salmon

9 Mar 2018

Construction Output - A Weak Start to 2018

ONS figures published today show that construction output fell by 3.4% in January, its worst monthly performance since June 2012. On a less volatile three-month basis, output declined 1.0%, led by falls in commercial, industrial, public non-housing and repair & maintenance. Data also showed that new orders in 2017 Q4 fell 25.0% over the quarter and were 1.3% lower on an annual basis.

By Emma Salmon

2 Mar 2018

Dame Hackitt Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety – member update

On 22 January 2018, the CPA attended a summit held by Dame Judith Hackitt with other senior bodies across the construction supply chain to discuss how to take forward the recommendations from the Interim report into the Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety.

By Emma Salmon

12 Feb 2018

Financial Concerns Hit Construction’s Largest Sectors

The proportion of companies in the construction supply chain struggling with rising costs for raw materials, labour and energy has remained elevated in each quarter in 2017 according to the Construction Products Association’s Construction Trade Survey for 2017 Q4

By Emma Salmon

9 Feb 2018

Construction Output Declines for a Third Consecutive Quarter

ONS figures published today show that construction output fell by 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2017. CPA Senior Economist Rebecca Larkin comments on the figures.

By Emma Salmon

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