Gleeds' Inflation Report Q2 2015 - Will zero-inflation help fuel spending?

Gleeds’ latest Economic Report analyses the factors affecting UK construction, taking into account inflation, construction output and orders, employment, and other topical matters.

  • GDP continues to grow in 2015
  • CPI has fallen for the 1st time since 1996
  • Unemployment maintains a downward trajectory

Business confidence is improving and the outlook for construction workload is positive across most of the UK.

Tender prices have continued to rise due to the increase in demand on labour, materials and contractor profit margins.