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The Construction Products Association’s latest Construction Trade Survey shows that firms across the construction industry reported growth in activity in the second quarter of...
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Job vacancies for construction staff continued to rise strongly at the start of the third quarter, according to the latest Report on Jobs, published...
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The latest Construction Trade Survey, published by the Construction Products Association, shows that firms across the construction industry reported an eighth consecutive quarter of...
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The number of specialist contractors struggling to recruit skilled labour is at its highest for 14 years according to the latest National Specialist Contractors...
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RICS UK Construction Market Survey Q1 2015  has found that material shortages have eased but 63% of respondents cite labour shortages as leading restraint...
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Despite wobbles in the Eurozone and the looming general election, the recovery continues to take place. Yet there are still concerns about the future...
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Skills and training is the big issue facing the industry at the moment or rather it would be if we did not waste so...
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Training is vital for combating the shortfall between designed and as-built energy performance, says Andrew Orriss, head of business development at SIG...
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Late payment to construction firms is the top issue stifling the industry’s growth, according to a new report by independent funder, Bibby Financial Services...
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The number of specialist contractors benefiting from increased tender prices is at its highest for eight years but lack of skilled labour and late...