Construction News

December 2007 - 6 news articles

Construction group to see record profits


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


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%


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

Construction industry champions new diploma


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'


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'


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 ...