THE Government and Parliament must break the Brexit deadlock and find a way forward warns the Federation of Master Builder (FMB), in response to the latest Construction PMI data, which shows another drop in construction output.
DUE to the uncertainty of Brexit and the impact on export and import of goods, UK ports are making preparations to support further checks by customs officers. A common issue for all ports, especially Dover, will be finding the space necessary to do so.
THE Government must not be complacent about the damage a ‘no deal’ Brexit would cause amid positive signs of growth in the UK construction industry, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
The released figures on the construction industry were published by the Office for National Statistics in November 2018.
Sarah McMonagle, Director of External Affairs at the FMB, said: “The UK construction sector grew by 2.1 per cent during September to November 2018 compared with the previous three months.
IN A SPEECH in February, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed there is more to her Government than Brexit by announcing new measures to boost housebuilding.
The PM’s government also provided alternative methods to deal with the ‘housing crisis,’ such as allowing an extra two storeys to be added to houses and flats.
When developing houses, building companies and tradesmen need to know all about the current market for hiring or buying tools.
The Hire Association welcomes the additional capital investment in national infrastructure announced by the Chancellor. Hire companies are key enablers of construction, homebuilding and infrastructure works.
Since the Brexit result in June, from governments down there is international uncertainty concerning the UK’s future trading position.