9th to 15th April – UKR Weekly Newsletter

UKR Weekly Newsletter | UKR Construction jobs West London

  • UK construction output suffers worst annual fall since 2013, survey finds (Independent)
  • Government vows to ban slow paying contractors from public works (The Construction Index)
  • Willmott Dixon trains staff in mental health first aid (The Construction Index)
  • Construction training system is broken, says Unite (UK Construction Media)
  • UK Construction Week unveils plans to showcase industry role models (UK Construction Media)
  • Britain sees increase in number of high-rise buildings (Building Specifier)
  • It’s time for the construction industry to consider alternative materials (Building Specifier)
  • Dr Martens’ women’s collection a safety first (Building Talk)
  • Watch robots build a timber frame in no time (Curbed)
  • London Mayor to fund offsite homes standardisation (Construction Manager)
  • Migrant workers prey to modern slavery in UK construction industry – charities (Reuters)
  • One in four construction workers exposed to asbestos (Construction Manager)
  • New data reveals the growth of Build to Rent in the UK (Property Wire)
  • Study reveals how automation will impact the construction industry (PBC)
  • Slow UK economic growth is not just a cold weather trend (The Guardian)
  • Build-to-rent: how developers are profiting from Generation Rent (The Guardian)
  • Trade workers some of the UK’s happiest (Scottish Construction Now)
  • Site welfare breaches on the rise (The Construction Index)
  • The band of builders constructing new lives for the sick and disabled (inews)
  • SME builders and Unite the union agree 3.1% pay rise over the next year (Building Specifier)
  • Concentrate on apprenticeships despite levy being ‘unfit for purpose’ say Aggregate (Building Talk)
  • North West UK’s fastest-growing construction market (Place North West)
  • The role of apprenticeships in the UK economy (The Guardian)
  • North’s construction output jumps to seven-year high (The Irish News)

 

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