Annual construction growth hits 5.7% in 2022

Annual construction growth hits 5.7% in 2022

Construction enjoyed growth of 5.7% last year despite it dropping slightly in December which most see as the normal seasonal dip. Across the year, the industry achieved near 6% growth after rebounding in 2021 with a record rise of nearly 13% which has left construction output 3.8% higher than the pre-pandemic level recorded in February […]

Race to recruit for 2022 starts now

Race to recruit for 2022 starts now

With the new year rapidly approaching thoughts are turning to the workload for next year and planning the resources needed to deliver on targets. The last two years have been difficult with the pandemic causing all sorts of issues within the supply chain, client engagement and ultimately staff shortages across most professions within our industry. […]

Construction sees strong surge in new orders

Construction sees strong surge in new orders

The construction recovery continued in November with buyers reporting new order volumes expanding at the fastest rate for more than six years. The bellwether IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Total Activity Index rose to 54.7 in November, up from 53.1 in October – anything above 50 represents growth. All three broad categories of activity saw higher […]

Recruiting Professionals for 2021

Recruiting Professionals for 2021

There’s no doubt 2020 has been a difficult year with much uncertainty about where the industry is heading, but as we’re steering our way through these uncertain and unprecedented times some thought needs to be given to preparation for the inevitable rush of projects that are likely to hit in the first quarter of 2021 At Lime Partnership we have continued […]

2020 – THE RECOVERY BEGINS

2020 – THE RECOVERY BEGINS

2020 is tipped to be the turn around year for our industry and according to the latest survey, Construction buyers reported a return to industry growth in February for the first time since April 2019 while the overall rate of construction output growth was the fastest for 14 months. Some construction firms suggested that the […]

2019 The Story So Far

2019 The Story So Far

A recruiters view on the year so far Well 2019 has proved to be a testing year in recruitment so far which appears to be hindered by the procrastination over Brexit. While some areas of the industry seem to remain strong and trading is good, there are many parts of our industry affected by the […]

A RECRUITER’S VIEW ON OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2018

A RECRUITER’S VIEW ON OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2018

As the sun rises on another new year we’ve been looking at what areas of business have continued to grow through the somewhat difficult 2017 post Brexit decisions and where things have shown a slowdown. We’ve seen continued growth in residential development in both the private and LA/HA arenas and we are still actively seeking […]

WILL YOU BE RECRUITING IN 2018?

WILL YOU BE RECRUITING IN 2018?

2017 saw most companies operating in the construction and allied industries struggling to recruit the right people to their business due to the continued growth in the sector and the ever-dwindling shortage of talent. Lime Partnership have helped many companies this year to find the key professionals required to deliver high end projects predominantly across the […]

Finding a needle in the haystack

Finding a needle in the haystack

Lime Partnership have enjoyed one of our most successful quarters having helped a number of clients secure high quality professionals for both permanent and contract positions. Lots of what we do is confidential due to the level of individuals we work with and the sensitive nature of some appointments. We specialise in finding the “hard […]