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Back small house builders to improve the design of new homes

Published date: 21 January 2020

Removing barriers to small house builders will deliver better quality homes and happier people, according to the FMB......

Construction recovery needs a VAT cut

Published date: 13 January 2020

The Chancellor must use the upcoming Budget to slash the rate of VAT on repair and maintenance work and to invest in the construction sector...

Infrastructure and house building needs balanced immigration system

Published date: 19 December 2019

A skilled construction workforce will be critical to delivering on the Government’s plans for infrastructure and housing....

Now is the time to get Britain building

Published date: 13 December 2019

Today's historic result must draw a line under years of crippling uncertainty that has been so toxic for UK construction....

Help builders train to regain construction confidence

Published date: 10 December 2019

The largest fall in monthly construction growth for almost two years demonstrates the urgent need for the next government to......

Construction slowdown continues as election extends uncertainty

Published date: 03 December 2019

Whoever forms the next government must give much needed confidence to the construction industry......

Cut the VAT to unleash green housing revolution, party leaders urged

Published date: 02 December 2019

VAT cut on home improvements could generate £15bn in new taxes, create 95,000 jobs and unlock £1bn green revolution....

Licensed building companies needed to deliver green construction

Published date: 27 November 2019

A mandatory licensing scheme for UK construction companies is needed to ensure quality in green construction projects....

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