Two thirds of councils failing small businesses

Published date: 29 January 2016

New research from the Electrical Contractors’ Association shows the extent to which local authorities are failing SME construction firms...

Cautious optimism for small builders in NI

Published date: 27 January 2016

Builders in Northern Ireland remain cautiously optimistic after drop in workload for the final quarter of 2015....

Fall in workloads for small builders

Published date: 25 January 2016

The latest state of trade survey has revelead workloads for small builders took a downward turn towards the end of last year....

Sharp fall in workloads for Scottish builders

Published date: 25 January 2016

Sharp fall in workloads for small Scottish construction firms during last quarter of 2015....

LABSS Partnership

Published date: 22 January 2016

FMB Scotland and Local Authority Building Standards Scotland (LABSS) began a partnership in 2016 to improve the verification process....

Annual & Public Holidays 2016 - Scotland

Published date: 15 January 2016

Under the BATJIC Working Rule Agreement 2015/16 it has been agreed that holiday entitlement will rise to 22 days plus 8 bank holidays....

Council Tax proposals could damage house building

Published date: 07 January 2016

The FMB has responded to proposals made today by the Local Government Association....

Small land parcels are key to delivering Government's new homes

Published date: 04 January 2016

The Government’s plans for ‘directly commissioned’ house building could help tackle the housing crisis but land must be broken down......

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