The latest news and updates from the Builders' Conference.
Against a backdrop of political upheaval, escalating fuel and materials costs, inflationary pressure and a rise in the number of liquidations, the UK construction sector once again posted monthly results that were above the accepted norm. Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards attempts to make sense of an...Read More >
Construction contract awards for June 2022 hit a very healthy £5.9 billion. But with the number of contracts and the number of companies winning contracts markedly down on the previous month, it is difficult to paint this in a wholly positive light. Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards d...Read More >
Office building and road construction is up but contract awards in London are down. The number of new contract awards is up, but their value is down. May 2022 was a month of mixed messages for the UK construction sector. Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards attempt...Read More >
It was a month in which house-building was usurped as construction’s busiest sector and when London was knocked from its perch as the UK’s busiest construction region. Both changes are to be welcomed, says Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards. April, it is said, is the kindest month; a rewa...Read More >