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Wednesday Insight: Challenges and Opportunities for Construction

Construction is one of the biggest and most dynamic industries in the UK, and as demand for new homes increases, so too will the number of opportunities in the sector. Key figures In 2014 the construction industry in the UK contributed £103 billion in economic output, and is one of the most valuable sectors, with…
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This Week in Business

The business forecast is sunny for the manufacturing and services sectors as a whole, after they both posted strong results over the past few months. Indeed, the UK’s manufacturing sector managed to grow at its fastest rate for three years in April, according to research from IHS Markit. The service sector has seen “stellar” performance…
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This week in business

It’s been a mixed bag in terms of business announcements, with new challenges and opportunities on the horizon for SMMEs and London-based businesses in particular. Investment bank JPMorgan upgraded its growth forecast for the UK economy in 2017 after a stronger-than-expected start to the year. Many businesses’ initial anxieties over Brexit seem to have been…
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London City Airport Expansion Plans and the Opportunities for East London Businesses

In 2016, London City Airport received permission to expand from the UK Government. This privately funded £344 million development programme will enable 6.5 million passengers to travel through the airport and 29,000 additional flights per year by 2025. The construction project is due to start this year, creating jobs and new opportunities for East London…
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