2016 was an uncertain year for the construction industry. With the economy taking a turn due to the unpredictable referendum vote, construction in the UK saw a slower growth compared to previous years.
Now in 2017, 60% of construction SMEs are struggling to hire bricklayers, carpenters and joiners and plumbers, as the effects of the UK skills crisis continues.
Checkout our other post ‘UK Skills Crisis: Getting More People Into Construction’ here.
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