The Federation of Master Builders


Government support for small house builders is key to housing recovery, says FMB

Published date: 13 May 2020

Government support measures for small to medium-sized (SME) house builders are a welcome start to help boost the housing market's recovery...

Economic recovery needs local builders, says FMB

Published date: 13 May 2020

The Government must back local builders by bringing forward policies that support their recovery......

Government green light needed for safe return to work, says FMB

Published date: 06 May 2020

The construction industry needs a green light from the Government to ensure that sites can be re-opened safely, according to the FMB......

New homes stand empty as local house builders struggle, warns FMB

Published date: 28 April 2020

Local house building firms risk going bust if they continue to be left stranded from Government support packages....

Simple loans welcome, but grants needed for post-lockdown recovery, says FMB

Published date: 27 April 2020

The Chancellor’s announcement of a simple micro loan scheme shows that he has listened to the concerns of local builders...

Britain’s builders need cash grants, says FMB

Published date: 24 April 2020

We are backing calls from the CBI to increase the Government guarantees on loans to small businesses to 100%....

Grants needed for small building companies to survive, warns FMB

Published date: 17 April 2020

Almost two thirds (65%) of small building companies won’t last more than two months without cash grants from the Government, according to......

Builders were struggling even before COVID-19, says FMB

Published date: 09 April 2020

New data published today from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed a 5.6% fall in private housing repair and maintenance in......

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