The Federation of Master Builders

Join the FMB

What is the FMB?

The FMB is a source of knowledge and professional advice for its members; providing a range of modern and relevant business support materials to help Master Builders prosper.

The FMB provides various certifications, industry recognition, a Find a Builder listing to help you win more work, warranties to cover your work, expert advice, training to grow your business and exclusive affiliate discounts.

What's more, we give our Master Builders a voice in government at both a regional and a national level.

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Benefits of FMB Membership include:

FMB BRANDING TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS

The FMB logo provides true credibility in a competitive industry where some prospective clients can understandably be wary of cowboy builders. 

SUPPORT AND HELPLINES

Our helplines for debt recovery, legal, business, health & safety and tax are dedicated to helping you to get the most from your business.

Training and Courses

The FMB provides free online training and discounted courses to enhance your skills and help grow your business

ACCESS TO THE MASTER BUILDER MAGAZINE

The Master Builder Magazine aims to inform, inspire and connect small to medium construction firms in the UK, offering insights into the latest industry news and developments

Debt Recovery

Access to a debt recovery helpline to assist you in difficult times. If the debt is a result of a dispute over workmanship, the FMB Disputes Team is also here to help.

FMB INSURANCE & WARRANTIES

FMB Insurance offers an extensive range of insurance products for builders (Public Liability, Employers Liability, Van Insurance etc) and warranties for homeowners.

FMB'S EXCLUSIVE FIND A BUILDER SERVICE

You’ll have your own listing on the FMB’s exclusive Find a Builder service, which helps you win more work in your area – focusing on your specialist trades. 

Credibility

The FMB's vetting procedure and independent inspections provide credible proof that your company ranks amongst Britain's best builders.

FREE CONTRACTS

The ability to use contracts for your work brings an extra sense of professionalism and security to your business

A VOICE IN GOVERNMENT ON POLICY ISSUES

The FMB lobbies and advises on key policy priorities for decision-makers in Westminster and the devolved governments as well as local authorities.

TRUSTMARK MEMBERSHIP

The FMB is the largest of all the Scheme Operators and the only one that is specifically for builders, meaning we can provide a wide range of unique benefits and services to builders.

PARTNER DISCOUNTS AND OFFERS

Being a Master Builder means you get exclusive access to discounts and offers from our partners.

Why join the FMB?

Here's what our members say:

“The FMB was the best option for my company. It enables more potential clients to connect with us through the Find a Builder service and it also helps our clients to feel at ease. When they see the FMB badge they know that it’s a sign of quality and that we have been vetted and checked by an independent body.”

Steve, FMB Member, Leicester

“The training opportunities that the FMB offer are fantastic. They have helped us and our team to develop our skills to take our business forward and to be bigger and better in the future. The fact that we also get job leads along the way is just an added bonus!”

Sarah, FMB Member, Nottingham

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