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23Aug91 UK: EC HARRIS PREDICTS SUBCONTRACTORS AND SUPPLIERS FACE FURTHER 12-MONTH SQUEEZE FROM CONTRACTORS.

Contractors will continue to squeeze subbies and suppliers as the battle to win work rages on during the next 12 months.That is the prediction from quantity surveyor EC Harris which says contractors will continue slashing their profits during the coming year.The QS predicts projects with long contract periods will see the keenest fights for work between contractors.Head of cost research Paul Moore said: 'Tender prices over the next 12 months are likely to be affected much more by a ...

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