The Federation of Master Builders

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Recent posts

  • Helping your clients understand Building Insurance

    If your clients have never embarked on a building project before, they may be unsure of the steps to take to ensure they have appropriate insurance cover. So, how could you help in this situation?
  • Back to business

    As the construction sector returns to work, Maria Aguilar Director of HR Services Partnership talks about the HR challenges facing builders and how to overcome them.
  • Retrofit for the future

    Russell Smith, Managing Director and Founder of Parity Projects and Retrofit Works, talks to Master Builder about the importance of retrofitting the UK’s housing stock and the opportunities that it will create.
  • Concrete Proof of Plastic Recycling

    FMB member Lynch Construction is pioneering the use of concrete made from recycled plastic. Its Managing Director Andy Lynch talks about how the sector can help to tackle the scourge of plastic pollution.
  • Supporting friends and colleagues during COVID-19

    As we continue to face restrictions on the way we live and work, we can take some comfort from stories of good deeds to support others when they are need it most. One example comes from Chichester-based Master Builder TED Construction & Developments Ltd.
  • Hitting the right notes with a musicians dream home

    Mark is a professional classical musician, so the brief included the creation of a double height music room, with space to host small concerts. An organic, white spiral staircase (with reference to a treble clef) joins the two floors. The space, which reflects and offers ocean views, sits between the two wings of the house; the latter of which mirror the peaks of Golden Cap and Chardown Hill.
  • Why we became a member

    FMB member Earl & Calam Design and Build Ltd talk about the benefits of membership.
  • Lighthouse club

    The Lighthouse Club Construction Industry Charity was set up in 1956 as a benevolent fund for construction workers and their families, offering grants to people who were falling into poverty as a result of accident, injury, ill health, or bereavement.