Does ‘Rebuilding Britain’ Have Cracks?

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Boris Johnson’s ‘Rebuilding Britain’ campaign and strategy for growth through investment in new and existing infrastructure projects has encouraged the UK government to create safety nets for businesses and employees alike, with furlough payments, grants, loans, and a new income support scheme for the self-employed. However, the president of a global non-profit organisation, BITA, that has a strong membership representation from the construction industry and works with many national and international construction businesses, says the Prime Minister’s scheme that was set up to throw a lifeline to the self-employed worker, has side-effects that are causing the construction industry to wither.

Paul Whitnell said: “Initially the industry welcomed the announcement of the new income support

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