Posted by Angela Jameson, WriteYou Business Editor · July 04, 2016 11:10 AM
The signs were there, but now the evidence is too. Data on the construction industry for June shows that the building industry was being battered, even before the Brexit result was known. The closely-watched Purchasing Managers Index shows activity has fallen to a seven year low.
Posted by Angela Jameson, WriteYou Business Editor · June 23, 2016 2:43 PM
The shortage of engineering skills in the workplace has jumped by more than a third in the last two years. According to industry figures, there were vacancies for 40,000 people with engineering skills in 2014. That figure has leapt to more than 55,000 in 2015, the last year for which statistics are available.