Returning workers ‘worth €70 bn’ to UK construction

By Mike Hayes10 June 2021

Construction workers returning from furlough have the capacity to generate revenue of around £60 billion (€69.5 billion) in revenue for the industry in the UK, according to new data.

Business intelligence firm Red Flag Alert reports that, when the UK’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) ends on 30 September 2021, it will have rescued some 69,000 construction companies from closure and kept more than 454,000 construction workers in employment.

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