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Governing Bodies

Construction industry launches Licensing Task Force

The construction industry has come together to develop a mandatory licensing scheme for all UK construction companies to transform the sector into a high quality …

Business, Law & Money

Immigration White Paper shows Government isn’t listening, says FMB

The Immigration White Paper shows the Government isn’t listening to the business community as it sets out a post-Brexit immigration system that would devastate the …

Business, Law & Money

Councils Must Start Using Existing Town Centre Buildings

Councillors must start working with local builders and developers to make better use of the existing town centre buildings, advised the Federation of Master Builders …

Jobs & Employment

Apprenticeship Levy Should Be More Flexible

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) have stated that the Chancellor of the exchequer is right to make the Apprenticeship Levy more flexible, in a …

Jobs & Employment

Skills shortage will hamper housing delivery, FMB research reveals

Small house builders predict that skills shortages in the building industry will hamper housing delivery and will eventually overtake access to finance as a bigger …

Jobs & Employment

Urgent review of Apprenticeship Levy required to reverse decline in apprenticeships, says FMB

The 28% fall in construction apprenticeship starts between August 2017 and March 2018 compared with the same period the previous academic year suggests the Government …

Developments

FMB Study Reveals Millennials are NOT Hopeless Around the House

According to a new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), over half (57%) of Brits wrongly assume that millennials are useless when it …

Products

Material prices continue to rocket, says FMB

More than half of small building firms say that rising material prices are squeezing their margins and the same percentage have had to pass these …

Business, Law & Money

Delivery plan needed to address construction skills crisis, warns FMB

We need a serious delivery plan in place for post-Brexit skills and immigration policy, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has said in response to …

Business, Law & Money

FMB Announces Heavy Snow to Stop Construction Work

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) announced that a number of construction sites across the UK have ground to a close because of heavy snow. …