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SME Builders in the spotlight

Published date: 06 December 2017

The latest research carried out by the FMB revealed consumers are twice as likely to be 'very satisfied' with the quality of their new home if it was built by a SME house builder.

Consumer Code for New Homes celebrated approval by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute

Published date: 30 November 2017

FMB Insurance Director Sadie Phillips and FMB CEO Brian Berry, celebrated the official launch of the CCNH yesterday at Westminster.

Consumer Code for New Homes celebrates at Westminster

Published date: 27 November 2017

The Consumer Code for New Homes (CCNH) is formally launching this week at Westminster.

Chancellor must improve access to finance for small builders, says FMB

Published date: 08 November 2017

The Chancellor must take action to improve access to finance for SME builders in order to tackle the housing crisis, according to the Federation of Master Builders.

Three quarters of UK builders under threat from ‘cowboy clients’, new FMB research reveals

Published date: 06 November 2017

The latest research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) reveals ‘cowboy clients’ are hampering SME construction businesses.

Lack of lending & finance continues to be an obstacle for SME house builders

Published date: 12 September 2017

A lack of available small sites and a lack of finance top the list of barriers to SME house builders increasing their delivery of new homes, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders’ (FMB).

Soaring material costs for SMES

Published date: 31 July 2017

New research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) reveals a third of small building firms say that soaring material prices are squeezing their margins and almost a quarter have had to pass these price increases onto consumers.

Sluggish growth for Construction SMES

Published date: 24 July 2017

According to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) the SME construction sector grew in the second quarter of 2017, but at a slower rate in most parts of the UK.

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