UK construction sector facing '10 more years of pain'

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Development, Finance

The UK construction sector is facing 10 more years of pain, according to CITB-ConstructionSkills, the Industrial Training Board and Sector Skills Council (SSC) for the industry. CITB's Construction Skills Network report cites 2012's 9% fall in output and 60,000 job losses as the culmination of five bad years for the sector, which the report says has been one the most difficult periods since World War II. Last year saw a: • 20% downturn in public sector housing and non-housing constructio...

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