The Federation of Master Builders


3/4 of NI builders say political deadlock will dampen growth

Published date: 18 July 2018

Three-quarters of small building firms in Northern Ireland say political deadlock will dampen growth...

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...

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