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20 per cent decrease in infrastructure construction in July

With the first full month of post-Brexit figures in the books it was the infrastructure sector that experienced a decline, with the value of contracts for July decreasing to £1.5 billion, a drop of 20 per cent compared to June based on a three-month rolling average. According to the August edition of the Economic & Construction Market […]

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Rogers Ceramics goes into voluntary liquidation

The TTA is sad to report that longstanding Association member Rogers Ceramics of Sussex is going into voluntary liquidation. The company, which has retail outlets in Haywards Heath and Crawley, cites continuing difficult trading conditions as the reason for closing the business. Rogers’ head office is in Crawley, where the company operates a 300 sq metre showroom, featuring […]

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Build UK members less confident after Brexit

Results of the second State of Trade survey for 2016 show that whilst output from Build UK members rose before the EU referendum, there is uncertainty around future workloads following Brexit, with labour supply remaining a cause for concern. The latest Build UK survey, which was undertaken by Glenigan, reveals that industry capacity remains increasingly […]

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British Ceramic Tile supports students at Plymouth College of Art

British Ceramic Tile, the UK’s largest manufacturer of ceramic and glass tiles, has been supporting the next generation of textile designers with the sponsorship of a category in the final year show for students at Plymouth College of Art. The company was one of a few who sponsored the end-of-year show at the college. The […]

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Brexit impact yet to hit construction, says Barbour ABI

The July edition of Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review looks at the early impact of the EU referendum, which has sent a series of shocks through the economy. According to the reeview, however, the construction sector saw little effect of Brexit in June, with total contract values reaching £6.2 billion, the highest monthly figure […]

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