Listening, advising and supporting our members since 1895

0131 556 8866

SBF Press Coverage


27th March 2017
Scottish builders plead for ‘greater certainty’ as industry confidence holds steady again

Scottish construction industry confidence has remained steady at PLUS 2 for a third consecutive quarter according to the latest in a quarterly series of industry employer surveys.  You can read the media coverage here

15th March 2017 
Scottish construction employment closes 2016 at 3-year high
Employment in the Scottish construction industry closed 2016 at 181,000, an annual rise of 7% or 12,000 and the highest number employed within the sector since December 2013.

10th March 2017
£14.5 billion output from Scottish construction in 2016
New official figures from the Office for National Statistics, issued today (10th March), show the Scottish construction industry generated total output of £14.5 billion last year, a modest decline on record output of £14.7 billion during 2015. You can read the media coverage here