Construction Industry Scenarios Summer 2020
The full impact of Covid-19 on the UK economy is expected to spell uncertainty for the construction industry according to the Construction Products Association’s (CPA) latest forecasting, despite the government putting the industry at the front and centre of its recovery plans. Potential structural changes to the UK economy brought on by the pandemic, as well as uncertainty around consumer confidence and unemployment rates, could prove significant to construction activity returning to pre-Covid growth rates.
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Glulam and structural timber composites such as cross laminated...