Residential sector rises amid overall decline in UK construction starts

In the latest release of its Construction Index, Glenigan, a leading insight expert in the industry, has provided an in-depth analysis of the construction sector’s performance over the last year. The January 2024 edition of the Index meticulously covers projects valued at £100 million or less, with seasonally adjusted data up to December 2023. The More...

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By winactive On Monday, January 8th, 2024

Nothing left to chance

In the lastest Business Pilot Barometer, Neil Cooper-Smith, Senior Analyst, Business Pilot explains that: “2023 was, most would agree, a tough year for trading, especially as we emerged from a significant More...

By winactive On Wednesday, December 6th, 2023

Turn down the mood music

I ended last month’s Barometer by asking if we could see a positive end to a tricky year, writes Neil Cooper-Smith, Senior Analyst of Business Pilot in the latest BP Barometer report.  “We know that this More...

By winactive On Tuesday, November 21st, 2023

Sluggish construction-starts tempered by surge in planning approvals

Construction industry insight and intelligence expert Glenigan has released the November 2023 edition of its Construction Review. The Review focuses on the three months to the end of October 2023, covering More...

By winactive On Tuesday, October 24th, 2023

Construction contract awards fell 23% in September

The UK construction industry continued to struggle with spending down 23% in September and planning approvals also down 13% according to the latest analysis by construction analysts Barbour ABI. Meanwhile, planning More...

By winactive On Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Are we turning a corner?

Neil Cooper-Smith, Senior Analyst, Business Pilot writes: “The headline figure this month is that at 47.4, sales are up 5.8% in August 2023 from July, which is 20.3% higher than the same period last year. More...

By winactive On Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

Fenestration industry sees significant drop in demand, reveals Insight Data

Recent analysis carried out by the leading data specialists Insight Data shows that only 26% of businesses are recording higher levels of enquiries compared to before the pandemic, a figure that stood at 63% More...

By winactive On Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

Data released from Tommy Trinder reveals 14% rise in average quote value

The latest feature to launch on Tommy Trinder’s Framepoint® app allows installers to flex selling prices in a matter of seconds; a vital tool, says founder and CEO Chris Brunsdon, in a volatile market. “Installers More...

By winactive On Thursday, December 8th, 2022

The market held up in November. But how long will it last?

In the latest Business Pilot Barometer that analyses the retail window and door market, Neil Cooper-Smith, Senior Analyst, Business Pilot says ‘There’s a general sense that things have become tougher More...

By winactive On Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Insight Data reveals 9% drop in UK fenestration companies

Data specialists, Insight Data, has revealed a 9% drop in UK fenestration companies in the last six years. Analysis of the organisation’s fenestration database found almost one in ten (9%) companies have More...