After a dismal September, the UK construction industry bounced back in October, recording more than £6.5 billion in new contract awards. But with interest rate rises and an increasing scarcity of funding exacerbating fears over skills and materials shortages and wage and fuel price hikes, just how long can the positivity last? Builders’ Conference CEO…Read moreRead more
And still the video insights keep coming! Nobody expected a repeat of last month’s £12 billion in new contract awards. But the UK construction sector has started the New Year with anther exceptional performance fuelled by an uptick in spend on infrastructure, the continued dominance of the housing sector, and some big figures from London…Read moreRead more
The UK construction industry was charged with keeping the economic wheels turning during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, as a second wave takes hold, the sector’s preparedness is paying dividends as evidenced by another superb month for new contract awards activity. Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards analyses the results from the validated…Read moreRead more
An upbeat month, but the underlying imbalances remain. UK construction sector delivered another upbeat set of new contract awards in August 2020 research carried out by Builders’ Conference shows. But underlying imbalances in the make-up of those figures make for more telling reading. In this exclusive video, Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards reports:
Today’s guest on the Demolition Daily LiveStream is Neil Edwards, CEO of market intelligence provider, The Builders’ Conference. Edwards reveals that April 2020 was a HUGE month for new construction contract awards; but expresses some concerns over the industry’s ability to realise these contracts to fruition against the COVID-19 backdrop.
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