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Labour ‘interventionist’ policy on housing finance could be welcome

Published date: 26 September 2016

The FMB's response to Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell's party conference speech...

Welsh Government misses energy efficiency open goal

Published date: 21 September 2016

The Welsh Government has failed to see the importance of improving the energy efficiency of our homes in its Programme for Government...

SME house builders have nowhere to build, new FMB research reveals

Published date: 20 September 2016

Two thirds of SME house builders are struggling to identify land for development, according to new research......

Apprenticeships will be my priority says new FMB National President

Published date: 12 September 2016

Gary Lewis was elected National President of the FMB on Saturday 10th September at the National AGM and Conference in Newport, Wales...

'Business as usual' for two thirds of SME house builders

Published date: 07 September 2016

Two thirds of SME house builders are yet to see any significant changes to their project pipelines in the wake of Brexit....

Shelter right to back SME house builders

Published date: 24 August 2016

The FMB has said its crucial that a new report from the charity Shelter calling on Government to empower SME house builders is heard...

New apprenticeship funding 'fair settlement'

Published date: 12 August 2016

New apprenticeship funding proposals announced today by the Government look like a 'fair settlement for small employers'...

Investing in infrastructure can beat the Brexit blues

Published date: 11 August 2016

Northern Irish Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has backed calls from the FMB for the NI Assembly to back the construction sector...

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