Japanese Knotweed – Not a very Social Weed!

By James Russell In Construction, Insurance No comments

You may feel that the sort of people charged with anti-social behaviour would be perhaps rather drunk, perhaps aggressive, or maybe even threatening? Well, think on. If you have Japanese Knotweed on your premises that then spreads to neighbouring properties because it is not controlled, you could face anti-social behaviour charges under a 2014 amendment […]

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Effect of Brexit – Construction Update

By James Russell In Construction No comments

On 5 September 2016 I wrote a blog regarding the effect of Brexit on the UK construction industry. I was heartened by the relative strength of the PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) which was recovering nicely after the initial knee-jerk drop, in the immediate aftermath of the vote. I am sure you read it but, if […]

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Brexit and the Construction Industry

By James Russell In Construction No comments

Amid the uncertainty following the vote to leave the European Union, it is good to see that figures for August 2016 are more positive. The PMI (Purchasing Mangers’ Index) bounced back to 49.2 in August, following the seven year low of 45.9 in July after the Brexit vote. For those unsure how this works, a […]

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