Construction sector ends 2020 on a high thanks to housebuilding boost

Construction firms began hiring for the first time in nearly two years in December as a surge in housebuilding helped the sector expand for the seventh month in a row, new figures show (Taylor Wimpey/PA)
Construction firms began hiring for the first time in nearly two years in December as a surge in housebuilding helped the sector expand for the seventh month in a row, new figures show (Taylor Wimpey/PA)