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[7 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

The UK’s construction sector picked up pace in January, despite economists predicting a poor performance for the month, lse.co.uk reports. According to research carried out by Markit Economics and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), the industry’s activity increased at its fastest rate since August 2007. This also marks the ninth consecutive month […]

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[19 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling on the government to fund 50,000 new affordable homes in the upcoming budget, reports guardian.co.uk. According to the body, which is Britain’s largest business lobby group, building 50,000 of these homes would generate £18 billion for the wider economy and create 75,000 jobs. UK government should build […]

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[19 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced an extra £150 million for the Get Britain Building fund – a treasure trove that helps stalled building projects get back on track. Insider Media reports that more than 200 projects are set to benefit from the funding, including a 204-home development at Finzels Reach in Bristol. Paving the […]