Scottish builders end year on a high

Published date: 25 January 2017

Scottish construction SMEs rounded off a positive 2016 by recording positive growth of 2016, but they face growing skills challnges...

New Construction Minister appointed at crucial moment

Published date: 11 January 2017

The FMB has welcomed the appointment of Lord Prior as the new Minister for Construction....

70% of builders report material price hikes

Published date: 09 January 2017

New statistics from the FMB show that over 70% of construction SMEs have seen material price hikes as the pound has lost value...

Starter Homes a good foundation

Published date: 03 January 2017

The FMB has welcomed the announcement of the first round of funding for the Government's flagship Starter Homes policy...

Apprenticeship Levy spending must focus on construction

Published date: 19 December 2016

The FMB has called on the Scottish Government to make construction a key enabling sector for skills support....

Bonfield Review is right to focus on quality

Published date: 19 December 2016

The FMB has backed the findings of the Bonfield Review, but has called for greater financial backing from Government on energy efficiency...

2% rise in house building insufficient

Published date: 15 December 2016

The latest house building statistics for Northern Ireland show the need for urgent action from Stormont....

Budget hits right notes

Published date: 15 December 2016

FMB Scotland responds to the Scottish Government's budget announcement...

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