SMEs

Conservative manifesto backs Custom and Self Build ...

25/Nov/2019

The Conservative's manifesto supports Custom and Self Build, with indicators of a 5% mortgage scheme ...

FMB calls for more small plots site as a source ...

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 ...

Sajid Javid supports “morally justifiable” land uplift tax ...

18/Nov/2019

According to The Telegraph, Sajid Javid supports “morally justifiable” 50/50 split land uplift tax ...

Annual net dwellings housing supply up by 9% against 2017-18 ...

16/Nov/2019

Annual housing supply rose to 241,130 net new dwellings for the last year, a rise of 9% on 2017-18 figures ...

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 ...

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 ...