SMEs

SME housebuilders to feel the pinch as building materials shortages ...

29/Mar/2021

Self builders and SME housebuilders both need to be aware of potential shortages and interruptions to construction materials, which could have a knock-on effect on building schedules. The latest issue ...

Right to Regenerate could force councils to bring land to ...

18/Jan/2021

Councils could be forced to sell public sector land and buildings in a new Right to Regenerate, as announced by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. The new scheme will “cut red ...

Reverse charge VAT looms, despite further calls to scrap the ...

17/Jan/2021

has been delayed until 1 October 2020, giving the construction SMEs more time to prepare for the change ...

Newton Abbot custom and self build tender – final call ...

15/Jan/2021

Teignbridge District Council is calls for bids from developers and enablers to bring on permissioned custom and self build site in Newton Abbot ...

Coronavirus: Working safely on site for self builders and developers ...

12/Jan/2021

Anyone planning to restart a site should review NaCSBA's guidance for working safely on site during the pandemic ...

Teignbridge Council calls for developers to bid for custom build ...

09/Nov/2020

Teignbridge District Council is calls for bids from developers and enablers to bring on permissioned custom and self build site in Newton Abbot ...

1 in 3 SME house builders want broken planning system ...

29/Oct/2020

The Federation of Master Builders has found that 1 in 3 SME house builders want the broken planning system fixed, to support construction ...

FMB reports that buyer demand for new homes at lowest ...

20/Sep/2020

The Federation of Master Builders annual survey has found that buyer demand for new homes at lowest levels for six years, with planning delays a factor ...

Project Etopia acquires self build specialist Tribus Homes ...

08/Jul/2020

MMC developer Etopia has acquired Tribus, in a move that will strengthen ...

Scottish construction sites given green light to restart work ...

13/Jun/2020

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon announced that from the 11 June Scottish construction sites can restart work. Described as part of Phase 1 of our route map to restarting, ...