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.

Our current campaigns


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.

Building materials shortages

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

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.

Licence UK construction

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

Retrofit and energy efficiency

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

Skills and training

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

SME house building

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

Latest FMB reports 

FMB annual report 2020-2021

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