New research produced by the FMB and the Local Government Information Unit has revealed some of the barriers to developing small sites.
The FMB believes firmly in supporting businesses that invest in the future workforce by taking on and training apprentices.
The economic benefits of new house building are widely accepted and the social need for more new homes is equally well recognised.
The Government has pledged to reduce its carbon emissions by 80% by 2050.
There are many economic and environmental benefits to be gained from using small, local businesses.
The building industry is largely unregulated. Therefore, the FMB has an important role to play when it comes to driving up work standard.