Carillion collapse worsens an already subdued construction sector

Midland Metro
The collapse of Carillion has proved to be a body blow to confidence in the UK construction sector, latest figures have suggested. After a volatile 2017 for construction, the new year got off to a devastating start when the Wolverhampton-based group went into liquidation. The latest edition of the Economic & Construction Market Review from industry analysts Barbour ABI shows the value of new contracts awarded during January was £5.4bn - 10.6% lower than the same time last year, as fewer large projects came through. Resid... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...