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Scotland’s small and medium-sized construction firms enjoyed strong growth in the second quarter of 2018 despite significant headwinds, according to the Federation of Master Builders Scotland. Hundreds of jobs were lost during the last few months as Bonnyrig-based multi-disciplinary construction c

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The Scottish Government is in danger of failing to deliver a real Warm Homes Bill for Scotland, a group of 50 civil society and business organisations has warned. In a joint statement issued today the group calls on ministers and MSPs to create a law that will end fuel poverty, create new jobs and i

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Scottish construction firms enjoyed strong growth in the first three months of this year despite record numbers of builders reporting rising material prices, according to a new report. The latest results from the quarterly State of Trade Survey by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) revealed tha

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Holyrood's local government and communities committee will continue to examine the Planning (Scotland) Bill tomorrow as it hears evidence from organisations from the country’s builders and planners. Tammy Swift-Adams, director of planning, Homes for Scotland, Jenny Hogan, deputy chief executive, S

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Leon Hay from Cumbernauld was the first of the stonemason apprentices specially recruited as part of the Mackintosh Library restoration Construction apprentices will go on to earn thousands of pounds more, every year, than many of their university-educated counterparts, according to the latest resea

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Confidence and workloads for small builders in Scotland took a sharp downward turn towards the end of 2017 amid continuing skills shortages in the sector, according to the Federation of Master Builders in Scotland (FMB Scotland). Key results from the FMB’s latest State of Trade Survey found that t

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Two-thirds of NIMBYs in Scottish admit to being frustrated that the next generation can’t afford to buy their own home, according to the latest research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). A UK-wide study into NIMBYs (‘not-in-my-back-yard’), or in other words people who tend to take an

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(from left) Pam Ewen, Ian Drummond, Mark McEwen, Nicola Barclay, Cllr Altany Craik, Gordon Nelson, John Mills and Hugh Hall Lochgelly, last year’s winner of Scotland’s Most Improved Town, was the venue of the 11th Fife House Builders Forum this week.

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Workloads for small and medium-sized construction firms in Scotland rose faster than at any time since the 2007 financial crisis, a new survey has revealed. The latest report from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) shows that workloads for Scottish construction SMEs rose faster than at any time

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