The Federation of Master Builders


5 of the Best Construction Ted Talks

Published date: 17 July 2017

TED talks share the best ideas, from some of the best in the industry. Here are 5 of the greatest construction and architecture TED talks that are guaranteed to get you thinking...

Stand out as a reputable builder

Published date: 11 July 2017

Home renovations are on the rise, so now is the time to up your game and start attracting more business. Here are our top tips for how you can stand out as a reputable local builder...

Do's and Don'ts for self build success

Published date: 04 July 2017

Whether you are wanting to create a great home on a modest budget or a unique state of the art build, there are a number of dos and don’ts that you should be aware of to make a dream home reality...

The cost of building the world's greatest wonders today

Published date: 29 June 2017

From ancient temples to the awe-inspiring architecture, what would it cost to build these most famous landmarks today?

5 reasons to choose FMB Insurance

Published date: 27 June 2017

There are so many great reasons to make FMB Insurance your first choice for all your construction insurance requirements.

5 tips to Know before buying construction insurance

Published date: 05 June 2017

With all the different policies, coverage amounts and premiums you may find yourself feeling overwhelmed. Here are five top tips you should consider before buying construction insurance...

A brick by brick breakdown of housing manifestos

Published date: 30 May 2017

Housing is one of the biggest issues in the 2017 general election, but how do the Tories, Labour and the Lib Dems plan to fix the housing crisis and do you really know which party you should bet your house on?

Unrated insurer - Are they worth the risk?

Published date: 22 May 2017

Risks on construction projects can be significant, making insurance a vital component of any business; with this in mind, would you be willing to take the risk with an unrated insurer?


Published date: 17 May 2017

The Federation Of Master Builders has given its support to the Labour Party’s proposal to link up housing and skills policy...

Modern Methods of Construction: A not-so-modern term?

Published date: 15 May 2017

Modern methods of construction (MMC) are slowly making it into the UK’s dialect when talking about housebuilding, although it certainly isn’t a new concept...

VAT cut would spark building boom

Published date: 12 May 2017

Plaid Cymru’s proposal to cut VAT on home renovations would spark a renaissance in the Welsh construction sector, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Cymru has said...

Now is the time to drive suicide prevention

Published date: 08 May 2017

Did you know more construction workers take their own lives than in any other industry? There were 1,419 suicides among those working in skilled construction...


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