Construction News

February 2009 - 4 news articles

Extension of planning permission 'would protect jobs'


The government has been urged to take action in order to protection jobs in construction.According to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), planning permission should that is due to expire ...

PM quizzed over job losses


Gordon Brown is facing questions after the latest jobless figures revealed unemployment has risen.The prime minister is answering queries from the Commons committee, a panel of senior MPs, keen to ...

Construction industry sees levelling off


The recent decline in the construction industry has begun to level off, according to new figures, prompting hopes that a recovery may be on the way in the sector.According to figures published by ...

Housebuilder Bellway predicts margins down 50%


Housebuilder Bellway has said its margins could be 50 per cent lower than previously expected.The construction firm said its sales dropped 38 per cent last year from 3,252, despite using incentives ...