Apprenticeships will be my priority says new FMB National President

Published date: 12 September 2016

Gary Lewis was elected National President of the FMB on Saturday 10th September at the National AGM and Conference in Newport, Wales...

'Business as usual' for two thirds of SME house builders

Published date: 07 September 2016

Two thirds of SME house builders are yet to see any significant changes to their project pipelines in the wake of Brexit....

Shelter right to back SME house builders

Published date: 24 August 2016

The FMB has said its crucial that a new report from the charity Shelter calling on Government to empower SME house builders is heard...

New apprenticeship funding 'fair settlement'

Published date: 12 August 2016

New apprenticeship funding proposals announced today by the Government look like a 'fair settlement for small employers'...

Investing in infrastructure can beat the Brexit blues

Published date: 11 August 2016

Northern Irish Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has backed calls from the FMB for the NI Assembly to back the construction sector...

Weaker sterling could tempt firms south of border

Published date: 01 August 2016

A weaker sterling could drive up the costs of materials and tempt Northern Irish firms to pursue more work south of the border...

Plummeting pound is pushing up material costs

Published date: 01 August 2016

The FMB's pre-referendum State of Trade survey shows two thirds of bosses anticipated a rise in material prices...

Welsh Government must champion construction in wake of Brexit

Published date: 01 August 2016

Workloads for Welsh construction SMEs increased in the second quarter of 2016, but enquiries declined in the build up to the referendum...

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