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Too cold to lay bricks

Published date: 28 February 2018

A number of construction sites across the UK have ground to a halt due to heavy snow...

Drop in apprenticeship starts shows need to reform levy

Published date: 22 February 2018

Apprenticeship starts have decreased by a more than third in Nov 2017 compared with Nov 2016, showing the need to reform the levy system....

NI home owners would splash £64k on home refurbs if they had confidence in building industry

Published date: 12 February 2018

NI home owners would invest £64k on home refurbs over the next five years if they had full confidence in their ability to identify a builder...

Scots would splash £31k on home refurbs if they had confidence in building industry

Published date: 12 February 2018

Scots would invest £31,000 on home improvement work over the next 5 years if they had full confidence in their ability to identify a builder...

People in Wales would splash £33k on home refurb if they had confidence in building industry

Published date: 12 February 2018

Welsh home owners would invest £33,000 in home improvements over the next five years if they had full confidence in their builder....

Londoners would splash £67k on home refurb if they had confidence in building industry

Published date: 12 February 2018

Londoners would invest £67,000 on home improvement work over the next five years if they had full confidence in their builder...

Consumer fears over cowboy builders costs UK economy £10bn

Published date: 12 February 2018

The UK economy is missing out on £10 billion each year because home owners are so fearful of hiring a cowboy builder....

Welsh builders are booming despite rising costs

Published date: 23 January 2018

Small and medium-sized (SME) building firms in Wales enjoyed strong growth in the final quarter of 2017...

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