UK construction firms fear major skills shortage

Published:  28 May, 2014

Two fifths (41%) of construction companies in the UK believe the industry will face a serious skills shortage as the economy continues to recover over the next five years, a survey has revealed.

The figures come from the latest Close Brothers Business Barometer, a poll that canvasses the opinion of SME owners from a variety of sectors across the UK on a range of economic and financial issues.

Sign Up

Sign up to our weekly eNewsletter to receive all the latest news direct to your inbox