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UK Residential Market Survey by RICS

RICS July UK Residential Market SurveyThe July 2020 UK Residential Market Survey by RICS makes interesting reading for the UK’s housebuilders, you can access the report by clicking here.According to the survey, issued monthly, activity rebounds firmly but...

ONS January Construction Output Data

ONS January Construction Output DataFollowing the Office for National Statistics (ONS) release of their January Construction Output Data for Great Britain, Professor Noble Francis (Economics Director at the CPA & Honorary Professor at the Bartlett School of...

IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI Rise

IHS Markit/CIPS UK house building PMI RiseProfessor Noble Francis (Economics Director at the CPA & Honorary Professor at the Bartlett School of Construction of Project Management, UCL) reports that IHS Markit/CIPS UK house building PMI rose in February (& was...

How do we create places as well as build homes?

How do we create places as well as build homes?How do we create places as well as build homes? How can profitable development best be a force for good? Can development help re-balance the British economy?All questions which were debated at last week’s House of Lords...

Gender Balance in Construction

Gender Balance in the UK Construction SectorProfessor Noble Francis (Economics Director at the CPA & Honorary Professor at the Bartlett School of Construction of Project Management, UCL) points out research demonstrating that female employment accounted for only...

UK Construction Productivity

UK Construction ProductivityUK construction productivity (output per hour) between 1997 Q1 and 2019 Q3 shows the specialist contractors making the best improvements:Average annual UK Construction productivity growth:- Building Construction Firms +0.3% per year- Civil...