Our Rebuilding Growth construction sector research shows that subcontractors across the UK have shown impressive resilience in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic with optimism emerging across the sector. However, many are struggling to take advantage of the economy reopening due to supply chain issues, which are causing a shortage of raw materials.
Despite 50% of businesses seeing an increase in activity since restrictions began to be lifted in the UK, with less than 8% reporting a reduction. Also, 58% of businesses experienced challenges such as shortages in skilled labour and rising material costs that threaten to dampen long-term growth.
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