With the recent announcement that our economy is now in a recession, it’s best if I keep this month’s Word from the President short and sweet as there will – undoubtedly – be a lot on people’s plates.
As a result of the country’s falling GDP, our industry and our businesses will obviously face increasingly difficult times. And as these economic times become tougher, the regulatory requirements and compliance costs are likely to follow suit.
However, it shouldn’t deter us – it certainly won’t deter the Association – from ensuring that we continue to grow and remain a construction sector leader.
We can navigate it more efficiently as one unit, because as the saying goes – there is strength in numbers. And a collection of voices is more likely to influence, or bend the ear of, policymakers than any one individual can.