Construction workloads continue to grow slowly says latest RICS UK Construction market survey

• Workload growth moderates in Q2 across all sectors as EU uncertainty delays investment • Private commercial and industrial sectors see most significant slowdown • Workloads and employment projected to continue growing but more slowly than previously anticipated The pace of increase in workloads in the construction market continues to slow, More...

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