Construction News

December 2007 - 6 news articles


Construction group to see record profits

21/12/2007

Construction firm The Harrison has announced it expects its pre-tax profits to once again top the £6 million mark.In the face of ominous predictions from some market analysts, the construction ...

Bank of Scotland: Nov sees ease in job market conditions

18/12/2007

The Scottish jobs market seems to have settled slightly in November, according to the Bank of Scotland's Labour Market Report.Results showed that the engineering and construction sector remained the ...

Cost of staff sickness to construction sector up 200%

18/12/2007

The ill health of workers cost the construction industry almost £104,000 this year, according to Bupa's website costofabsence.com. Statistics taken from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and ...

Construction industry champions new diploma

13/12/2007

A network of construction employers is drawing attention to the benefits of obtaining the Construction and Built Environment Diploma.The Diploma Employer Champions Network brings together 17 leading ...

Construction workers 'unbeaten by cold, flu'

06/12/2007

Men who work in construction and manual labour jobs are more likely to work through a cold or flu than workers in other sectors, new research reveals.A new survey conducted by Beechams found that ...

Construction workers payslips 'reflect national average'

05/12/2007

Construction trades workers' salaries are currently in line with the UK average wage, a new survey has shown. Analysis from Britain's union GMB of pay by occupation for April 2007 revealed that ...