Apprenticeship funding is in limbo

Published date: 16 June 2016

FMB Cymru has called for the Welsh Government to commit to maintaining current funding levels for apprenticeships....

Nothing to celebrate in Scottish housing stats

Published date: 14 June 2016

The disappointing latest Scottish housing stats show the size of the challenge facing the new Government...

Apprenticeships progress endangered by Levy uncertainty

Published date: 08 June 2016

New Government statistics showing a rise in construction apprenticeships underlines the importance of leadership on new Apprenticeship Levy...

80% of builders will base EU decision on broader personal beliefs

Published date: 23 May 2016

A poll of FMB members has revealed that it will be personal beliefs, and not business interests, that will determine EU voting intention...

SMEs driving up quality of construction apprenticeships

Published date: 17 May 2016

A high-quality new apprenticeship standard for plastering has been approved by the Government as part of the trailblazer initiative....

SME house builders boosted by Section 106 ruling

Published date: 12 May 2016

FMB responds to Court of Appeal's decision to uphold a Government initiative to waive affordable housing requirements for small developments...

Khan’s affordable housing targets would hurt SMEs

Published date: 03 May 2016

The FMB has given its take on London mayoral hopeful Sadiq Khan's housing and skills plans ahead of Thursday's election...

Lords’ amendments could stifle housing delivery

Published date: 28 April 2016

Recent amendments by the House of Lords to the Housing and Planning Bill could hit SMEs and exacerbate the housing crisis...

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