The Federation of Master Builders


Clean Green Electric machines

Published date: 23 May 2018

When you’re in the market for your next van, why not go green?

Ask the expert: How to get the best builders quotes?

Published date: 26 April 2018

K Design and Build Ltd, members of the FMB, share their tips on how to select the best builders and receive the most competitive quotes.

Labour vs Bona fide subcontractors - to insure or not to insure?

Published date: 09 April 2018

Do you need help deciding whether you need insurance for Labour only and Bona fide subcontractors? Our guide might just help shed some light...

FMB Insurance switches to Everest Syndicate 2786

Published date: 09 April 2018

We've officially switched to Everest Syndicate 2786. With an ‘A+’ financial rating, Everest Syndicate 2786 will simply provide an improved high-quality service and strengthen our protection and loyalty to our customers.

SMEs: A target for Cyber Criminals

Published date: 06 April 2018

You may think your SME business is safe from cybercrime, but statistics from the National Crime Agency say different. Find out why small business are increasingly being targeted.

National Planning Policy Framework Revamp

Published date: 04 April 2018

We take a look at Theresa May 's new proposals for the National Planning Policy Framework and how it could potentially affect the way SME housebuilders operate.

House hunters guide to old vs new builds

Published date: 28 March 2018

Looking to buy a new home? Can’t decide on a new or old build? To help you out, we’ve taken a look at the advantages and disadvantages of old builds and new builds.

Revealed: 10 requests homeowners ask tradespeople to do

Published date: 14 March 2018

How many of these extra duties have you been asked to do by your customers?

The Mini Living movement

Published date: 26 February 2018

Is buying a house just a pipe dream? Mini living, a growing trend all over the world could be your solution.

A breakthrough year for Modular Homes?

Published date: 14 February 2018

Analyst predict that 2018 will be the breakthrough year for modular housing, but can this method really solve Britain's housing crisis?

Housebuilding Report: Building for Growth

Published date: 07 February 2018

Read a breakdown of the Lloyds Bank Housebuilding report. Find out about current industry challenges and how housebuilders are protecting themselves for the future.

Bitcoin homes sell in the UK for the first time

Published date: 08 January 2018

The first two homes have been sold using Bitcoin in the UK. Is buying by Bitcoin a growing trend?


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