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Hike in insurance tax will hit home owners

Published date: 27 February 2017

The FMB and ABI have warned that a rapid succession of Insurance Premium Tax rises could impact on both construction SMEs and homeowners...

FMB adds its voice to the National Home Improvement Council

Published date: 15 February 2017

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has joined the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC)...

House building decline is troubling

Published date: 13 February 2017

New statistics from the Scottish Government underlines the importance of increasing house building of all tenures...

Planning fees rise could deliver more homes

Published date: 07 February 2017

Decision to allow planning fees to rise by 20% will be welcomed by SMEs, the FMB has said in response to the new Housing White Pape...

Investment in apprenticeships will pay off

Published date: 07 February 2017

The FMB has backed the Welsh Governments renewed focus on high quality apprenticeships...

Construction skills shortage gets worse

Published date: 25 January 2017

The FMB's latest State of Trade Survey shows that construction SMEs enjoyed a positive end to 2016, but are face increasing skills shortages...

Welsh builders bounce back

Published date: 25 January 2017

Welsh construction SMEs bounced back from their post Brexit dip to record a positive end to 2016, but face growing challenges...

Political uncertainty threatens construction recovery

Published date: 25 January 2017

The political uncertainty hitting Stormont threatens the nascent revival in the Northern Irish SME construction sector...

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