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Building Labourer

Velocity are actively seeking building labourers for our client in Birmingham. Works will commence on 5th November 2018. Applicants must hold a valid CSCS card and be willing to carry out all general labouring duties. We will also need a traffic banksman to start work on 5th November 2018. If anyone knows someone look…

Signs the UK construction market is slowing!

  According to the Office of National Statistics there are warning signs that the UK construction market is slowing down. In their recent Statistical bulletin release on the 8th of September 2017 they cite the 6 following points: Construction output contracted by 1.2% in the 3 month on 3 month series in July 2…

What Does the National Living Wage Mean for the Construction Industry?

National Living Wage

On July 8, 2015, George Osbourne, Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced the implementation of a National Living Wage. Beginning in April 2016 an hourly wage of £9.15 in London and £7.85 in the rest of the nation will be mandatory for workers over 25, and these figures will each rise by more than £1 per hour…