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Helping Recruiters
place more candidates
in construction

Barbour ABI enables Recruiters to place candidates quickly and efficiently, with visibility of the UK’s complete construction project landscape

Market-leading construction project leads for Recruiters

Achieve growth beyond existing relationships, referrals and recommendations by understanding the labour needs for contractors in your target regions and sectors, based on accurate contract award intelligence. With Barbour ABI you can:

  • Target proactively: see the project pipeline for your existing customers
  • Achieve new growth: engage new contractors in your target regions and sectors
  • Improve forecasting: anticipate future resourcing needs with planning application and planning approval data

Understand your total market opportunity and get ahead of other Recruiters with Barbour ABI – the exclusive provider of Construction New Orders estimates data to the Office for National Statistics.

Place more candidates and maximise profits

Save time and effort by allowing us to research the construction landscape for you, so you can focus on engaging target companies and project decision makers.

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Greater visibility of every project in target regions and sectors.

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New Customers

Target new contractors to achieve growth beyond existing relationships.

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Engage key decision makers early so you can forecast better to reach placement goals.

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Match Competency

Focus on projects in the regions and sectors most relevant to candidate skill sets.


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Barbour ABI intelligence spans across all contruction sectors – from residential to infrastructure. To find out more about how we help businesses operating in each sector, visit our dedicated Sector pages.

We have a range of monthly reports that feature valuable intelligence – from forecasts and league tables, to emerging trends by sector and region. These are complementary to industry professionals. Subscribe today to receive the latest reports straight to your inbox as soon as they’re released.

Our platform provides granular search and filter functionality allowing you to target any or all projects in one, or many regions. Understanding how many projects are active in a region can help inform your strategic decision making.

Absolutely not. Our Construction Products Directory enables product manufacturers to showcase products and marketing content, to a highly engaged community of architects, specifiers, contractors and installers. Our Construction Market Intelligence consultancy practice provides current market analysis and accurate future forecasting across a vast range of products and sectors within UK construction. And our Contractor Strategy Dashboard provides bespoke insights on the major contractors’ market, helping businesses identify and maximise strategic and commercial opportunities.

Barbour ABI exists to support the growth ambitions of businesses across the construction supply chain, enabling recruiters place candidates quickly and efficiently. Want to hear what our customers say about us? Watch our case study videos and hear directly from businesses where we’ve made a difference.

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