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Construction needs clarity on post-Brexit visa rules

Published date: 12 July 2018

The FMB calls on the Government to clarify its approach to migrant workers as soon as possible....

Another week, another Housing Minister

Published date: 09 July 2018

The industry has long bemoaned the turnstile approach to the Housing Minister crucial role but the pace of change is is quickening....

Nearly 80% of builders and consumers support licensing construction

Published date: 03 July 2018

Almost 80% of builders and home owners are calling on the Government to introduce a licensing scheme for the UK construction industry...

New apprenticeship standards signed off by Government

Published date: 27 June 2018

New higher quality bricklayer and plasterer apprenticeships have received final sign-off by the Government....

Dads can all look forward to a relaxing Father’s Day

Published date: 15 June 2018

Dads across the country can expect a well-deserved break this Father’s Day as research shows that most millennials are practical at home...

Urgent review of Apprenticeship Levy required to reverse decline in apprenticeships, says FMB

Published date: 14 June 2018

Figures published today show a 28% fall in apprenticeship starts between August 2017 and March 2018, compared with the same period last year...

Alarm bells over construction output fall, says FMB

Published date: 11 June 2018

The Beast from the East, rising costs and Brexit are to blame for the sharp drop in construction output...

SME builders now better represented on CITB's Board

Published date: 04 June 2018

The appointment of two construction SME representatives to the CITB Board is an important step forward...

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