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Construction set for 13% growth this year

Construction activity is set for double-digit growth this year as the industry continues its strong rebound from the impact of Covid. But crystal ball gazers at the Construction Product Association have downgraded growth forecasts...

27th April 2021

Construction back on the rise after December dip

Construction activity is back on the rise after a stutter in output growth at the end of last year.   Construction output resumes growth after 2.6% fall at the end of 2020   New...

12th March 2021

All construction companies can now get free Covid tests

Construction companies of all sizes can now register to order free lateral flow Covid tests for their employees from the government. The tests detect positive cases in under 30 minutes and firms can find...

8th March 2021

Construction set to grow by 14% this year

Industry forecasters are predicting construction output will rise 14% this year and 4.9% in 2022.     Experts at the Construction Products Association now believe the industry will see a ‘W’-shaped recession and recovery....

21st January 2021

Symptom-free construction workers to get covid tests

Construction is among the industries to be targeted with regular rapid testing for workers without coronavirus symptoms. The government is expanding its community testing scheme across the whole country. And local authorities “will be...

11th January 2021

Construction to carry-on through latest lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed that new Covid-19 curbing measures will last from November 5 until December 2. People are being told to work from home wherever possible. But Johnson said: “Workplaces should stay...

2nd November 2020

Construction buyers report September work surge

Construction buyers reported the sharpest rise in new business in September since lockdown. Purchasing activity increased at the quickest pace for nearly five years as the bellwether IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Total Activity Index...

7th October 2020

BAM installs Covid killing spray tunnel on site

Site workers have their temperatures checked before being sprayed from head to foot with a cloud of non-toxic sanitiser which neautralises the virus on clothes or exposed skin. The tunnels have been installed by...

23rd September 2020

Early Signs of Recovery in Construction?

The drastic impact of COVID-19 has caused severe disruption to the employment industry across the UK, but Sphere Solutions, a prominent recruitment business specialising in the construction industry, have reported some encouraging signs of...

22nd August 2020

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