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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...

Scottish construction takes a big dip

Published date: 23 January 2018

Confidence and workloads for small builders in Scotland took a sharp downward turn towards the end of 2017...

Alarm bells for construction sector in London

Published date: 23 January 2018

Alarm bells for London’s construction sector...

NI construction takes a big dip

Published date: 23 January 2018

Northern Irish construction firms experienced a sharp dip in the final quarter of 2017....

Two-thirds of construction bosses can’t find a bricky or chippy

Published date: 23 January 2018

Two-thirds of those running small and medium-sized (SME) construction firms are struggling to hire bricklayers and carpenters....

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