International news and data show that we are not through the Covid-19 crisis yet and how different strategies can affect economic recovery. No doubt the UK construction sector will be looking for lessons learned from the US model.
Skills shortages have become particularly prominent in the news both in construction and the wider economy. There is an increasing focus on working practices, training, and wages in roles that were maybe previously not considered as central to the economy.
With reduced immigration and a fairly low unemployment level in the UK, it is important to consider the attractiveness of these roles and what innovation could take place which could reduce reliance on people.