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VAT cut needed to build on construction recovery

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has urged the Chancellor to use the upcoming Budget to slash ...

Published 13 January 2020

Construction output continues decline as new orders crumble

The UK’s construction sector suffered another sharp reduction in construction output last mont ...

Published 6 January 2020

October sees 2.3% fall in construction output

Construction output recorded its largest monthly fall since January 2018 as it decreased by 2.3% in ...

Published 10 December 2019

Construction pulls off ‘Houdini-like turnaround’

Output in the UK construction sector increased by 0.6% during the third quarter of the year followin ...

Published 11 November 2019

ONS: Monthly construction output shows minimal growth

Construction output increased by 0.2% in August compared to the previous month as a rise of 1.1% in ...

Published 10 October 2019

Construction output continues long-term decline despite July bounce

Output in the construction sector marginally increased in July compared to the previous month but no ...

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

Output continues decline as firms err on side of caution

Construction output in the UK decreased by 1.3% in the second quarter of 2019, largely reversing the ...

Published 9 August 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

ONS: Output up over three month series but down month-on-month

New output figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have painted a mixed picture for th ...

Published 10 June 2019

ONS: Construction output up on quarter but down month-on-month

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed a 1% increase in UK co ...

Published 10 May 2019

Construction output falls during first quarter

Output in the UK construction sector has continued to fall despite a slight increase last month. Fi ...

Published 10 April 2019

ONS: Construction output declines as sector deals with Brexit uncertainty

The impact of continued uncertainty over Brexit, rising costs and squeezed margins are all reflected ...

Published 11 February 2019