The Federation of Master Builders


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....

Next government must reverse decline in construction skills

Published date: 25 November 2019

Investment and policy reform are urgently required in order to remove barriers to builders to train more apprentices....

Government can't solve the housing crisis alone

Published date: 21 November 2019

The next government must collaborate with the private sector in order to deliver the homes that are needed....

More ambitious financial incentives needed to upgrade homes

Published date: 20 November 2019

FMB responds to the Liberal Democrats' manifesto....

Home improvement sector in need of repair

Published date: 11 November 2019

A National Retrofit Strategy is needed to boost the domestic repair and maintenance sector in construction....

Brexit election must address housing crisis

Published date: 08 November 2019

The urgent need to build more homes for everyone should be a key priority for all the political parties during the General Election campaign...

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