The CPA’s Economic and Construction Update provides an insightful summary of the latest economic and construction trends in the UK. The update covers key indicators such as the CPI inflation and core CPI inflation, UK construction average weekly earnings, UK construction insolvencies, UK house price index, and the UK residential market survey.

The latest weekly update includes

  • ONS Construction Output (February 2024)
  • ONS UK Construction Materials Price Indices (February 2024)
  • DBT UK Brick Deliveries (February 2024)
  • RICS UK Residential Market Survey (March 2024)

The update is an excellent resource for anyone interested in the UK construction industry, and the contents page allows readers to easily navigate to the sections that are most relevant to their interests.

In addition to this update, the CPA also publishes Construction Forecasts twice a year. Members can download both the pdf and excel versions of the forecast from the FIS website here. The CPA’s next (Spring) forecasts will be published on Monday 29 April.