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0.9% increase for the residential sector in 2019

28th February 2020

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January sees contract awards increase by 18.5%

24th February 2020

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Construction contract awards hold steady in 2019

24th January 2020

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Coronavirus Updates

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Barbour ABI Corona Virus Update

COVID-19 Construction Update 27 March 2020

27th March 2020

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In the News

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Construction confusion as UK working instructions published then withdrawn

The Financial Times

2nd April 2020

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Ordering site closures could bring roof down on construction companies, warn officials

The Times

1st April 2020

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Construction in dire straits as more sites are mothballed

The Telegraph

29th March 2020

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Tom Hall


Tom is Chief Economist at Barbour ABI and AMA Research, providing analysis and economic insight for the construction and related sectors, assessing the trends and developments that impact the industry. Tom has over a decade of experience in a variety of strategic and economic roles within the water and utilities sector and joined the team in early 2019. Offering bespoke research and tailored analysis to our clients, Tom also speaks at industry events and works closely with journalists and other industry bodies to provide commentary on the built environment.

[email protected] 07500 225 538

Press releases

Contract awards were strong in February despite global crisis

20th March 2020


JRL Group Top the Contractors League Table for February

6th March 2020


Industrial contract awards climb by 11.2% in 2019

27th February 2020

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