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Confidence at three year high but 58% of contractors have had to turn work away

Construction - Annual health check for the UK construction industry - SantanderCB

ECIS has produced its third annual health check for the UK construction industry, finding the highest level of confidence amongst contractors and tradespeople in three years. Some 48% of respondents said they were confident about the coming year, nut 41% said they were under rising pressure to fulfil contracts. Most found they were working longer hours, but 58% said they had to turn down work, and 38% had resorted to unskilled labour in order to complete contracts.

 

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