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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?

Inspiring Homes built by Master Builders

Published date: 18 December 2017

Discover six of the most inspiring homes built by FMB Master Builders. From Idyllic oak barn conversions to small scale extensions, you will want to kick start your home building project straight away.

The New Code protecting Homeowners

Published date: 14 December 2017

Take a look at the highlights from the Consumer Code for New Homes launch.

Tool theft crazes to watch out for this winter

Published date: 12 December 2017

Van theft thieves are swiping tools worth thousands all over the UK. Avoid becoming a victim this winter by following our security tips.

Keep burglars at bay this Christmas: Home alone style

Published date: 08 December 2017

Our five top tips might not be quite extreme as Home Alone Kevin McAllister, but they are a simple and effective way to protect your home this Christmas.


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