Category: ACDC news

Optimism in UK construction sector highest since 2004

The UK construction sector grew at its fastest rate for four months in June, according to a survey of buyers. The Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index climbed to 58.1 in June, compared to 55.9 in May and above the 50 mark indicating expansion. Residential building was the fastest growing sector but there was an […]

FSB urges Chancellor to improve small businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has submitted its first budget submission since the General Election, with the SME group calling for George Osborne to reduce the deficit, stimulate growth and back ambitious small businesses. This call is being made despite FSB research finding that small firms have experienced record levels of revenue, with small […]

Building costs in London now second highest in world

Construction costs in London have soared to become the second highest in the world after New York, and are set to rise another 5%. Demand in residential and commercial sectors in particular is keeping a strained supply chain at full stretch, according to new research by the global programme managers Turner & Townsend. The most […]