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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.

Budget for Housebuilding

Published date: 05 December 2017

The Autumn Budget 2017 put the housebuilding industry under the spotlight. Here is a breakdown of the new measures to be introduced and what it means for the housing industry.

Consumer Code for New Homes approved 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.

5 tips for keeping your construction business busy this winter

Published date: 20 November 2017

Construction businesses large or small have slow periods. Here are five top tips to maximize your business during the off-season.

Enter now to win a DeWalt bundle worth over £200!

Published date: 16 November 2017

Win a DeWalt bundle worth over £200!! Including a 3.0AH Li-Ion Power drill, a pair of safety boots and a jumper! Closing date: 6/12/2017

Breakdown of finance for SME Builders

Published date: 15 November 2017

Whether your business requires funding to build, covert or grow Key Commercial Finance Director, Tony Newham provides insight into how KEY can help you can find the finance you need.

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.

SME Builders: 5 tips for securing payment

Published date: 06 November 2017

As late payments continue to have negative effects on Construction SMEs, here are 5 tips for securing payment.

Three quarters of builders under threat from ‘cowboy clients’

Published date: 06 November 2017

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

Garden villages: a new solution tackling the housing crisis?

Published date: 25 October 2017

The government may have approved proposals for 14 new ‘garden villages’ across England – but what exactly are they and can these homes help tackle the UK’s housing crisis?

8 smart ways to choose your Structural Insurance provider

Published date: 12 October 2017

As the Structural Warranty market sees a number of new entrants, do you really know what you should be looking for in a warranty provider? FMB Insurance is on hand to help you find the best cover.

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