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Autumn Statement 2016 – Construction

November 2016

Last week saw Philip Hammond present his first and last Autumn Statement. Whilst not a complete ‘reset’ of fiscal policy, as was promised in October, it had a few key headlines, but was seen as generally cautious. It was backed by some startling OBR forecasts – predictions which were made ...

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Sterling: A rollercoaster of a year | November 2016

November 2016

Hot on the heels of our latest Market Report comes our paper on the trials and tribulations of buying construction in an environment of currency exchange rate volatility.

Sterling: A rollercoaster of a year outlines the wretched performance of the pound over the last twelve months, and most importantly, what can be done to mitigate the risks of its continued unpredictability. View here>>

alinea Market Update November 2016 | In Between Days

November 2016

Our last Market Report, What a Difference a Day Makes, was published in the initial aftermath of the EU referendum result, and given the changing landscape we identified the need to provide more frequent updates, beyond our regular six monthly forecasts. Our first interim update, In Between Days, reflects an underlying uncertainty that is set to endure for a considerable time (with last week’s events in the High Court raising even more questions; as might tonight’s US election result). View here>>


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