Construction skills shortage could affect fortunes

A skills shortage in the construction sector could affect an upturn in the industry's fortunes

Many workers left the industry during the recession to find other work Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

While the latest figures show construction is at a six year high, many workers left the industry during the recession to find other work.

Property advice firm, Jones Lang LaSalle says the problem is compounded by a lack of investment in apprenticeships.

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