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09Aug91 UK: FEDERATION OF MASTER BUILDERS SURVEY SHOWS 25% OF FIRMS ARE MAKING REDUNDANCIES.

A quarter of building firms are making workers redundant.The shock statistic emerged during a survey of its members by the Federation of Master Builders.Nearly 200 companies responded to the FMB's latest state of trade survey. The results show hundreds of building workers being laid off, with 25 per cent of firms making redundancies during the last three months.Workload is also continuing its downward spiral, with 58 per cent of firms reporting a drop in work and only 16 per cent operating ...

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