Construction sector slows as commercial activity drop
August 4, 2017
July 2017 saw construction growth slow to its lowest in almost a year, Markit CIPS data shows. Commercial construction work fell at its fastest pace since last years post EU referendum dip. House building was the strongest sector but growth has slowed. Work volumes contracted due to economic outlook, political uncertainty and firms reluctant to […]Read More
What would a Corbyn-led government mean for the construction industry?
June 8, 2017
Its felt like a long 7 weeks for the so-called snap election, but the day has finally come to cast our votes. The conservatives lead in the polls has been cut throughout the campaign, although they are still the bookies’ favourite to be returned to government. Two Key areas have swayed construction industry workers causing […]Read More
May Bank Holiday Opening Hours and Payroll
May 26, 2017
The Simon Nicholas Associates Office shall be closed on Monday 29th May 2017 for Bank Holiday. We re-open for business at 7am on Tuesday 30th May 2017 Always on hand… However, if you need to contact us, we are always available on 0115 987 8484 or 07791 676 819. Payroll bits….. Timesheets for work completed […]Read More
Shocking results from Construction News Mind Matters Survey
May 5, 2017
Industry leaders demand urgent action on tackling mental health in the construction industry following “shocking” results from CN’s Mind Matters survey.Read More
Article 50: May signs letter that will trigger Brexit
March 29, 2017
As we head out of the European Union, what will the vote mean for the construction industry?Read More
Increase in National Living Wage & National Minimum Wage
March 2, 2017
From April 2017, the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) are set to increase.
The NLW will be increased to £7.50 an hour for workers aged 25 and older.