Floods are boosting jobs market and the trades

The UK’s recent flooding damage has given the construction industry an ‘unexpected boost’ that will create new trade jobs and help economic growth, the latest Manpower employment survey revealed today. Manpower forecasts an increase on the number of hired tradesmen and women.   The recruitment company said recent construction work had boosted the industry by […] Read More →

EU funds supporting growth in green economy

EU Funds are helping to support the low carbon economy and driving sustainable development, according to Welsh Finance Minister Jane Hutt. The Minister met businesses pioneering new ‘green’ products and services this week  as part of the EU-backed BEACON project which has been highlighting the work of companies and Universities in helping to establish Wales […] Read More →

Funding boost for roads hit by bad weather

An extra £140 million investment will help repair roads hit by weather damage and boost the trades, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced today. As part of the government’s response to the damage done during one of the worst winters on record, support for councils to fix the roads most damaged by severe weather will […] Read More →