At the FMB, it's important to us that our members can build with confidence. Through our campaigns we champion quality construction and work to influence policy outcomes to help our members. We aim to inform our members, build support, and change the law where we need to. Our team works with politicians and policy makers across the four nations of the UK.

Latest campaigns

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As the UK/EU transition period has come to an end, we have summarised the latest available information to help you and your business prepare.

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Building materials

Since the coronavirus pandemic started, many members have experienced difficulty with buying the building materials they need. Here we summarise the latest updates and resources available to FMB members.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Read our guide for builders on keeping safe and supporting your business during the pandemic. Updated with the latest government guidance and advice.


Cut the VAT

We are campaigning for a temporary VAT cut to support repair and maintenance work in people’s homes.

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Licence UK construction

We are leading the campaign to introduce a mandatory licensing scheme for UK construction firms.

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Retrofit and energy efficiency

If we are to tackle climate change, we need to make our homes greener.

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Skills and training

Helping FMB members to invest in the future workforce by taking on and training apprentices.

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SME house building

Reversing the decline in SME house builders is a cornerstone of the FMB’s agenda.

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What we do

Our mission and values shape the culture of our organisation and ensure that our members are at the heart of everything we do.

Our strategic priorities: 2022 - 2025

We are champions of continuous improvement, and the FMB badge of quality recognises the best in SME building industry

Our groups and committees

We have a series of member groups and committees that advise FMB staff and oversee aspects of the FMB's activities.

FMB Insurance

FMB Insurance offer a comprehensive range of insurance and warranty products tailored for the construction industry.

Master Builder Awards

The Master Builder Awards showcase high-quality craftsmanship, exceptional customer service and building excellence.