Khan’s affordable housing targets would hurt SMEs

Published date: 03 May 2016

The FMB has given its take on London mayoral hopeful Sadiq Khan's housing and skills plans ahead of Thursday's election...

Lords’ amendments could stifle housing delivery

Published date: 28 April 2016

Recent amendments by the House of Lords to the Housing and Planning Bill could hit SMEs and exacerbate the housing crisis...

Salaries are soaring among building firms

Published date: 26 April 2016

The FMB's latest State of Trade Survey has found that business owners expect construction salaries to soar over the next 6 months...

Scottish builders fear impact of EU referendum

Published date: 26 April 2016

Scottish builders bounce back at the beginning of 2016, but remain concerned about the effect of June's EU referendum....

SME builders and Unite the union agree 5% pay rise over two years

Published date: 20 April 2016

The Building and Allied Trades Joint Industrial Council (BATJIC) has agreed a two year deal involving a 5% pay rise over two years....

NI’s ‘lost generation’ of builders need leadership, says FMB

Published date: 19 April 2016

The FMB has called on the next Northern Irish Government to provide real leadership and a clear strategy to boost the construction industry...

ONS construction dip reflects EU uncertainty

Published date: 15 April 2016

The latest fall in output within the construction industry indicates uncertainty amongst businesses and consumers ahead of the EU referendum...

Goldsmith's London housing vision needs SMEs to succeed, says FMB

Published date: 12 April 2016

Zac Goldsmith’s housing manifesto for London is right to identify small local builders as vital to addressing the capital’s crisis, but...

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