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Welsh builders start year on a high

Published date: 02 May 2018

Welsh construction firms enjoyed strong growth in the first quarter of 2018...

Northern Irish builders bounce back

Published date: 02 May 2018

Northern Irish construction firms enjoyed strong growth in the first quarter of 2018...

Small builders resilient despite material price hikes

Published date: 02 May 2018

The workloads of construction SMEs grew slightly in the first three months of this year despite rising material prices...

New Housing Secretary must unleash potential of small builders

Published date: 30 April 2018

Sajid Javid passes the housing baton to James Brockenshire at a crucial time for the sector....

Material prices continue to rocket

Published date: 20 April 2018

Half of small building firms say that rising material prices are squeezing their margins & the same % have had to pass this on to consumers...

SME builders and Unite the Union agree 3.1% pay rise over the next year

Published date: 13 April 2018

BATJIC has agreed a one year deal involving a 3.1% pay rise to come into effect in June 2018....

New CITB Chair must make Board more representative

Published date: 12 April 2018

The new Chair of the CITB should make it his priority to reform the CITB Board so it is more representative of the whole construction sector...

Warning signs for construction as output drops

Published date: 04 April 2018

Snowy weather, rising costs and uncertainty relating to Brexit are to blame for the sharp drop in construction output...

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