The Scottish Building Federation have suggested that confidence has grown for the seventh straight quarter in an article published in the Daily Record. The Site Book have responded to the news focusing on the first three months of 2015.
A survey from the Scottish Construction Monitor demonstrates that the confidence score increased to plus 29 – up by three points compared to the figure for the last quarter of 2014. Responses are provided by members of the Scottish Building Federation and the report also asked them about their views on what effect the 2015 Construction Design and Management regulations may have.
The CDM rules will be implemented on April 6 and 59 per cent believe these regulations will be minor whereas 11 per cent of respondents feel they will have a major impact on businesses. They affect health and safety regulations concerning domestic building projects.
Vaughan Hart, managing director of the Scottish Building...