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Construction employers call for ‘breathing space’ on post-Brexit visas

The UK government has been urged to relax its planned visa restrictions following the UK’s dep ...

Published 3 October 2019

UK construction sector ‘firmly stuck in a downturn’

Building activity has fallen at the second-fastest rate since April 2009, new figures have revealed. ...

Published 2 October 2019

Montrose firm crowned UK’s overall Master Builder

Montrose building firm MCK Construction Ltd has beaten hundreds of builders across the UK to scoop t ...

Published 25 September 2019

Builders welcome delay to VAT change as victory for common sense

The UK Government is to delay the introduction of VAT Reverse Charging for construction compani ...

Published 9 September 2019

Output contracts for fourth consecutive month as new orders fall at fastest pace for a decade

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has called on the UK Government to bring an end to the threa ...

Published 3 September 2019

Accountants urge government to delay VAT Domestic Reverse Charge

An audit, tax and consulting firm has joined the call for the UK Government to delay its proposed im ...

Published 30 August 2019

Construction bodies lobby Treasury over reverse VAT charges

Fifteen UK construction bodies have written to the UK Government to share serious concerns regarding ...

Published 9 August 2019

UK construction output declines for third consecutive month

Output in the UK construction sector declined for the third month running in July as lower volumes o ...

Published 2 August 2019

Scottish builders outperform rest of UK as wider sector prepares for downturn

Scotland’s SME construction sector appeared to buck the trend in the second quarter of this ye ...

Published 31 July 2019

FMB calls for delay to ‘disruptive’ VAT changes to avoid construction chaos

The UK Government has been urged to delay the implementation of major changes to VAT in October to a ...

Published 16 July 2019

Cautious welcome to modest increase in construction output

Output in the UK construction sector increased by 0.6% in the month-on-month all work series in May ...

Published 10 July 2019

FMB sounds alarm bells for construction over no-deal Brexit

The UK construction sector could be subject to soaring material prices and lower workloads and enqui ...

Published 3 July 2019

Main contractors face fines under moves to change payment culture

New UK Government measures aimed to change the payment culture of large companies have gained a mixe ...

Published 20 June 2019

SME firms and Unite agree 2.75% pay rise for workers

The Building and Allied Trades Joint Industrial Council (BATJIC) has agreed a 2.75% pay increase for ...

Published 17 April 2019

Brexit uncertainty causes another drop in construction output

The Federation of Master Builder (FMB) has called on the UK Government and Parliament to break the B ...

Published 2 April 2019