Archive for the ‘Construction skills shortage’ category

Mass shortage of bricklayers and carpenters

24 January 2018 - Construction skills shortage, Construction wages, Drop in construction workers - admin - 1 Comment

  More than two-thirds of small and medium-sized construction firms are struggling to hire carpenters and bricklayers. The latest trade survey by the Federation of Master Builders reveals skills shortages at record highs. Other trades where firms are struggling to find people include plumbers and plasterers (46%) electricians (48%), plasterers (46%) and floorers (30%). FMB […]