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Construction is Blooming!

So the first quarter is over and Spring is in the air within the construction industry. According to two of the latest surveys from Markit and CIPS, infrastructure and housebuilding projects are driving overall growth within the industry. So is this good news? We would like to think so, however there are still concerns over the skills shortage. With prime minister Theresa May this week committing to HS2 and work on Hinkley Point C well under way, there remains plenty of opportunity in the infrastructure...
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Construction Still 'Under Pressure'

In Northern Ireland the construction sector remains under extreme pressure despite a marginal improvement in its downward trend, according to the latest RICS Construction Market Survey. It seems that we are still getting mixed messages regarding construction work in the UK. In London there are plenty of large projects happening, mostly due to the Olympics as well as the length of time that a lot of larger projects tend to take to complete. It is not the same story in the rest of the country as many...
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Asbestos Awareness Campaign - Question To RICS

Following an enquiry by a RICS member who stated that 'the RICS' had advised them not to proceed with the management of asbestos in their practice because they could not be insured through the RICS, we asked the RICS for their comment. This is their reply; Contrary to what you may have been led to believe we see the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations as a potential market opportunity for members who wish to carry out type 1 or 2 inspections. However, as with all the work that RICS members...
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