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Industry barometer

Industry Barometer

Article thrifty: Input costs edge up as Brexit process begins_Input costs Q4 16 index

Article thrifty: Input costs edge up as Brexit process beginsSubscription

With the Brexit process formally under way, research from Arcadis shows there has been no let-up in material and labour cost rises.

Suicide risk in construction vs national average index

Suicide statistics 'a wake-up call' for constructionSubscription

Shocking data from the ONS sheds light on why action must be taken to address the number of suicides in our industry.

Lending finance graphic index

Alt finance on the rise as bank lending struggles to recoverSubscription

With costs continuing to rise and lending fluctuating wildly between sectors, many firms are turning to different funding approaches to get their projects off the ground.

Keepmoat survey 16-25-year-olds index

Women in construction: what do the numbers say?Subscription

ONS data and industry surveys show barely any improvement in female representation. But are efforts to shift the balance finally starting to build momentum?

Housing peak trough recovery_DCLG index

The big numbers: GDP, skills and housing starts all struggleSubscription

This week’s biggest numbers reveal that housing starts and the sector’s share of GDP growth are still falling short as the available talent pool shrinks.