Persimmon shrugs off Brexit as half year profits rise
Britain’s second largest housebuilder Persimmon said its reservation rate had risen an annual 17 per cent since the start of July, shrugging off the impact of the Brexit vote, which some fellow builders have warned could slow the property market.
Construction firms must win the war for A-level talent, says RICS
Construction firms in Yorkshire and the Humber must develop more training-based employment programmes for young people if they are to help alleviate the skills epidemic in the industry, an industry body has warned.
For sale: House we all went dotty over during Tour de France
When Yorkshire decided to decorate for Le Grand Depart, it went all out with bunting, bikes and yarn bombing in a spectacular and as yet unrivalled bid to welcome the Tour de France to God’s own county.
SIG reports solid first half despite Brexit jitters
Insulation giant SIG said the uncertainty resulting from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union makes its outlook more difficult to assess, adding that construction activity in the UK slowed before and after the vote.