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Following a recent meeting of the FMB Scotland Board, director Gordon Nelson shares some feedback from local building firms across Scotland. The juxtaposition of the ‘ugly’ topics of insurance premiums and increasing business overheads with the beautiful surroundings of Speyside, struck

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Small, local builders are facing an uncertain few months ahead with growing concerns about insolvencies, as they tackle increasing inflation, the knock-on effects of the war in Ukraine and a customer base looking to tighten its belts. In the most recent State of Trade Survey from the Federation of M

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In the first of a regular column for Scottish Construction Now, Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Scotland director Gordon Nelson recalls his attendance at a Tech 2 Grow event that highlighted the help and support available to the trades and SME construction companies in Scotland. The Federation o

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Small, local builders are crying out for the UK Government to introduce measures to curb rogue traders and keep consumers safe, according to a new poll. In the most recent State of Trade Survey from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), an overwhelming 86% of respondents said now is the time to i

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Building on the success of COP26, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has announced it will be holding a dedicated eco homes festival in 2022, delivering practical assistance and advice to help Scotland become a net zero nation.

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A ten-year high in workload levels for builders in Scotland is being matched by steep increases in material prices and a growing struggle to secure labour causing a "perfect storm" for future building work, according to a trade body's survey. The latest State of Trade Survey from the Federation

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A virtual awards ceremony was held last night by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) to crown the winners of the 2021 Scotland Master Builder Awards. Sponsored by TradePoint, the event saw 11 prizes handed to the successful entrants, judged by an independent panel that included SCN editor K

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The first three months of 2021 saw enquiries with local building firms across the UK increase at their fastest rate in a decade, fuelling significant difficulties with construction material shortages, according to new data from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Scotland. The latest FMB State o

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