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Salaries are soaring among building firms

Published date: 26 April 2016

The FMB's latest State of Trade Survey has found that business owners expect construction salaries to soar over the next 6 months...

Scottish builders fear impact of EU referendum

Published date: 26 April 2016

Scottish builders bounce back at the beginning of 2016, but remain concerned about the effect of June's EU referendum....

Welsh construction sector wobbles as skills squeeze bites

Published date: 26 April 2016

Wales was the only UK nation to report a slowdown in growth among small builders in the first three months of this year....

NI construction growth is deceptive

Published date: 26 April 2016

An increase in workloads among Northern Irish building firms is masking the lack of construction activity in the province in Q of 2016...

SME builders and Unite the union agree 5% pay rise over two years

Published date: 20 April 2016

The Building and Allied Trades Joint Industrial Council (BATJIC) has agreed a two year deal involving a 5% pay rise over two years....

NI’s ‘lost generation’ of builders need leadership

Published date: 19 April 2016

The FMB has called on the next Northern Irish Government to provide real leadership and a clear strategy to boost the construction industry...

ONS construction dip reflects EU uncertainty

Published date: 15 April 2016

The latest fall in output within the construction industry indicates uncertainty amongst businesses and consumers ahead of the EU referendum...

Goldsmith's London housing vision needs SMEs to succeed

Published date: 12 April 2016

Zac Goldsmith’s housing manifesto for London is right to identify small local builders as vital to addressing the capital’s crisis, but...

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