Monday, 26 January 2015

The 9 Types Of Hangover

If you've done Aussie day right you should be experiencing at least 2 of these 9 types of hangover. Please read sensibly.

CAUSE: 4-6 pints/glasses of wine
SYMPTOMS: mild nausea, mental and physical slowness

This garden-variety hangover is usually the result of a 'quick one after work' that went on a bit longer than you'd intended, without things actually getting 'silly'. Like the common cold, it's not debilitating, but it does make performing the simplest of tasks around 30% more difficult and annoying.

Monday, 19 January 2015

Construction Market Activity 2014

In the final quarter of 2013, for the first time in 5 years, the construction industry saw growth over 3 consecutive quarters. This heralded the end of recession, and marked the beginning of growth for the construction industry. So what have been the highlights of 2014 so far? And what could 2015 hold?

Thursday, 15 January 2015

UK Construction Market Update - December

The Glenigan Index has been published for January 2015, which covers the value of projects starting on site during the three months to December 2014. These figures show that the index is flat compared to a year ago, with a 14% fall in Civil engineering activity which is masking a 4% rise in non-residential starts. However the data also suggests the industry remains in a strong position going into 2015, due to a growth in project starts of 10% in 2014, matching pre-recession levels.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Kiwis in London Card Deals

You can now buy a Kiwis in London Card from the Construct office in Acton. Here are the deals you'll get with a KIL Card, for just £5 for the year: