Extra funding promised for infrastructure as Brexit deadline closes in

Gleeds’ Economic Report reviews factors affecting UK construction, taking into account inflation, construction output and orders and employment. It also assesses wider social, political and economic matters which could impact on the economic environment and general confidence in the market.

Economic Headlines:

  • Bank Rate maintained at 0.75%
  • GDP grows 0.6% in Q3 2018
  • Construction output up 2.1% in Q3 2018

Budget 2018:

  • Extension to Help to Buy
  • £675m investment for high streets
  • £38bn for infrastructure