The Federation of Master Builders


Making our homes more energy efficient will boost wellbeing

Published date: 17 September 2019

Making the UK’s homes more energy efficient will reduce energy bills, tackle the scourge of fuel poverty and help address the climate crisis...

Home Front: How to create “kerb appeal” from just £150 to attract buyers and sell for a top price

Published date: 17 September 2019

More than two thirds (68%) of homeowners say kerb appeal was important in their choice of home....

Government delay to VAT change is a victory for common sense

Published date: 06 September 2019

Government’s decision to delay by one year the implementation of potentially damaging VAT changes for construction companies is a victory....

Housing must be part of Chancellor’s ‘infrastructure revolution’

Published date: 04 September 2019

House building and a new retrofit strategy must form part of the Government’s ‘infrastructure revolution’....

EU deal is essential to boosting growth

Published date: 03 September 2019

Government must bring an end to the threat of ‘no deal’ and give clarity to UK businesses....

Construction industry unites to demand delay to VAT changes

Published date: 09 August 2019

The Government must delay the implementation of damaging VAT changes in the construction industry......

VAT tax change will exacerbate construction downturn

Published date: 02 August 2019

Construction activity has fallen for the third month in a row and business optimism has slid to its lowest levels since November 2012....

Welsh construction industry is teetering

Published date: 31 July 2019

Welsh construction industry is teetering...

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