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Boris Johnson's immigration plans for after Brexit are facing a massive backlash as industry leaders say key fields - like farming, construction and the stricken care industry - won't get the workers they need.
Last update before Thursday's election reveals flat growth in the UK's GDP for October and the last quarter
British construction activity shrank for the sixth month in a row in October, and at one of the fastest rates since the 2009 financial crisis, as Brexit worries and a general economic slowdown held back growth.
Survey finds majority of factory owners have cut investment, as insolvencies hit six-year high.
UK construction activity fell at the second-fastest rate since the financial crisis in September, a closely-followed survey of the industry showed today.
GDP shows negative growth for first time in nearly 7 years.
Britain’s construction industry suffered its worst month in more than 10 years in June as the Brexit crisis put companies off long-term investment, a survey showed on Tuesday. Edward Baran reports.
Property sector hit hardest, followed by financial services, leisure and culture, research finds. / The number of UK businesses in “critical” financial distress jumped 17 per cent over the year to the end of March, with a significant deterioration seen in the first quarter of 2019 as Brexit uncertainty deepened.
Work is under way to minimise the impact of Brexit on the construction sector in Ireland, according to the chairperson of the Oireachtas Housing Committee.