SMEs

FMB manifesto includes call for more small plots site as ...

19/Nov/2019

The Federation of Master Builders is calling on government to prioritise SME house builders as part of a wider focus on house building - with the creation of small sites ...

Over half SME house builders built a Self Built house ...

15/Oct/2019

The FMB's House Builder's Survey 2019 demonstrated the vital link between Custom and Self Build homes and the work flow of SME house builders ...

New homes demand falls to 8% finds FMB survey ...

08/Oct/2019

Consumer demand for new homes falls by 8%, according to findings from the FMB's House Builder's Survey 2019 ...

One year delay to Reverse Charge VAT announced ...

17/Sep/2019

The new Domestic Reverse Charge has been delayed until 1 October 2020, giving the construction SMEs more time to prepare for the change ...

Construction industry calls for delay in introduction of reverse charge ...

16/Aug/2019

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has joined wider industry calls for a delay to the VAT Domestic Reverse Charge changes, due to come into effect on 1 October 2019. ...

Government must back modern methods of construction to solve housing ...

18/Jul/2019

The Modern Methods of Construction report published this month by The Housing, Communities And Local Government Committee has warned that modern methods of construction (MMC) must be supported to help ...

New ‘Housing in Jeopardy’ PAC report stresses problems with 300,000 ...

10/Jul/2019

As part of the Planning and the Broken Housing Market Inquiry, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recently published a report, New Housing in Jeopardy, highlighting serious flaws with the planning ...

SME builders show dip in workload for first time in ...

12/May/2019

The FMB has reported that workloads for small and medium-sized (SME) construction firms have dipped for the first time in six years ...

Teignbridge DC launches new guides to support custom and self ...

21/Feb/2019

Teignbridge District Council has worked with the Right to Build Task Force to produce self build guides for landowners and small builders, and also for community-led housing ...