RICS Survey Shows Decline In NI Infrastructure Workloads

Northern Ireland’s construction sector saw an overall increase in activity in the first quarter of 2015 but there was a substantial fall in the amount of public sector work being done, according to the latest RICS and Tughans Construction Market Survey. Northern Ireland was the only UK region where surveyors reported a decline in infrastructure workloads (the building of public facilities like schools, hospitals and roads), citing More Info »

Infrastructure Act Is Here

The Infrastructure Act became law on 12 February 2015, enshrining new measures to make it easier, quicker and simpler to get Britain building. The act will: • Turn the Highways Agency into a government-owned company, Highways England; • Enable surplus and redundant public sector land and property to be sold more quickly by cutting red tape, increasing More Info »