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Government action needed to stave off construction recession

Published date: 27 July 2016

In light of new ONS stats showing that the construction sector is in recession, the FMB has called on Government for serious investment...

New Housing Minister must build on positive legacy

Published date: 18 July 2016

New Housing and Planning Minister Gavin Barwell must make SMEs a vital part of his plan to get Britain building more homes...

May wrong to “cut green crap”

Published date: 15 July 2016

The FMB has responded to news that the Department of Energy and Climate Change has been scrapped by the new Prime Minister...

Lack of space is the major challenge for UK home owners

Published date: 12 July 2016

New research from the FMB, released to coincide with its 75th anniversary, shows homeowners are placing greater emphasis on extending homes...

Time is right for council house building ‘renaissance’

Published date: 06 July 2016

The FMB has backed the LGA's call for a new programme of national council house building...

EU exit delivery plan needed to boost construction sector

Published date: 04 July 2016

Construction stats for June reflect concerns over industry confidence in build up to EU referendum...

Brexit could worsen construction skills crisis

Published date: 24 June 2016

The Government must ensure that our new system of immigration provides the construction sector with enough skilled workers......

Apprenticeship funding is in limbo

Published date: 16 June 2016

FMB Cymru has called for the Welsh Government to commit to maintaining current funding levels for apprenticeships....

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