FTSE 350 Review 2019 

FTSE 350: Engineering is slowing down

FTSE 350: Engineering is slowing down

The year began with a brutally cold snap that disrupted the workforce and the economy. The bad weather was felt by the likes of infrastructure specialist Hill & Smith (HILS), which experienced delays to projects as a result. The impact of harsh weather upon the UK economy is very real; in 2015, the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) estimated that in the 10 years from 2005, periods of extreme cold weather had lowered GDP growth by 0.6 percentage points.

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