Construction hit its fastest level of growth in six years, according to the latest survey of the building sector.
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Tuesday 03 July 2012
The UK's construction sector suffered its sharpest contraction in two-and-a-half years in June, dealing a further blow to the UK's recovery hopes.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Growth in the construction sector slowed in April but another solid rise in new orders shored up confidence in the year ahead.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
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Sunday 04 March 2012
Saturday 03 March 2012
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Friday 24 February 2012
High street banks turned on the lending taps in January with the most mortgage approvals for more than two years, the British Bankers' Association (BBA) said yesterday.
Friday 24 February 2012
Redrow said its recovery looked set to continue after a strong start to the second half, as the builder reported an 80 per cent jump in first-half profits, driven by a focus on higher-priced family houses.
Saturday 18 February 2012
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Friday 03 February 2012
Britain's builders were stuck in first gear in January, as the industry's growth slowed to a crawl, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (Cips) said yesterday.
Monday 16 January 2012
A focus on family homes in the south of England has left Bovis Homes on course to deliver a "significant" increase in profits, it said today.
Thursday 05 January 2012
Builders fared better than manufacturers in December but nerves over possible spending cuts are still to the fore, an industry survey revealed yesterday.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Construction activity in the UK grew last month, according to a closely-watched survey, but experts warned the wider economy was still likely to have stagnated at the end of last year.
Saturday 10 December 2011
Bellway has become the latest British housebuilder to display signs of life in the property market, as it forecast a 5 per cent jump in sales in the first half of its financial year yesterday.
Thursday 27 October 2011
Stobart, the road haulier, reported an increase in half-year profits and sales, despite warning of a "tough market" for the business.
Saturday 27 August 2011
A surge in supermarket promotions knocked Stobart Group off course in early summer as the transport and logistics company struggled to meet retailers' demands at short notice.
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