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Co-living and micro-homes most popular solutions to housing crisis

Published date: 15 October 2018

Building more co-living developments and micro-homes in urban areas top the list of people’s preferred solutions to the housing crisis...

UK FINANCE AND FMB LAUNCH GUIDE TO DEVELOPMENT FINANCE FOR SME HOUSE BUILDERS

Published date: 05 October 2018

SME house builders are to be given help in navigating the development finance process and accessing the funding they need...

PM's housing announcement a ‘victory for common sense’

Published date: 04 October 2018

The Prime Minister’s announcement that the Government will lift the borrowing cap on councils is a victory for bold thinking...

Chancellor right to make Apprenticeship Levy more flexible

Published date: 04 October 2018

The Chancellor is right to make the Apprenticeship Levy more flexible, so that it works for strategic industries such as construction...

Labour must back business on post-Brexit immigration system

Published date: 26 September 2018

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn missed an opportunity today to back UK business and support calls for a rethink on our post-Brexit immigration s...

MAC recommendations would cripple construction

Published date: 18 September 2018

The MAC report, which sets out a series of recommendations for the new immigration policy post-Brexit, would cripple construction....

Skills shortage will hamper housing delivery

Published date: 12 September 2018

Small house builders predict that skills shortages in the building industry will hamper housing delivery...

Solving the skills crisis is top of my agenda

Published date: 11 September 2018

Attracting more young people into the sector is top of the agenda for Arthur McArdle, the new National President of the Federation of Master...

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