The Federation of Master Builders


Licensing would complete consumer protection picture

Published date: 24 February 2020

Reacting to the Government’s announcement on the creation of a New Homes Ombudsman today....

Immigration restrictions threaten construction delivery

Published date: 19 February 2020

If we are to have an infrastructure revolution and build a million new homes over the next five years, we will need all skill levels....

Positive construction figures mask fall in repair and maintenance output

Published date: 11 February 2020

Commenting on today’s statistics from the ONS that shows construction output grew by 2.5% in 2019, compared to 0% growth in 2018....

Where’s the Budget boost for small builders? Asks FMB Scotland

Published date: 06 February 2020

Clear plans for investment in Scotland’s builders are needed if the Government is going to deliver a low-carbon transition strategy for......

Construction apprenticeships lead to a well-paid career

Published date: 05 February 2020

Construction apprenticeships lead to a well-paid career....

Construction recovery must lead to apprenticeships boost, says FMB

Published date: 04 February 2020

Growing construction business optimism signals opportunity to invest in training, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB)......

FMB welcomes call for VAT cut in Beauty Commission report

Published date: 30 January 2020

Commenting on the recommendation in today’s final report of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission....

Northern Ireland builders end decade on high

Published date: 30 January 2020

Local builders in Northern Ireland (NI) saw an increase in workloads and enquiries in the last quarter of 2019....

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