FMB Scotland



Local Scottish builders among hardest hit by lockdown restrictions

FMB Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to unlock a pipeline of future work to safeguard skil ...

Published 30 June 2020

New construction guidance issued as sector begins tentative return

Scotland’s contractors have been instructed to follow physical distancing and strict health &a ...

Published 29 May 2020

Two-thirds of SME building firms will collapse ‘within months’, warns FMB Scotland

FMB Scotland has added its voice to the growing list of industry calls for an easing of the lockdown ...

Published 30 April 2020

Draft Budget ‘fails to deliver boost for small builders’

An increased allocation of funding for affordable homes and energy efficiency from yesterday’s ...

Published 7 February 2020

FMB: Scottish firms suffer late dip in fortunes in 2019

Workloads for small building companies in Scotland fell in the final quarter of 2019 with the politi ...

Published 30 January 2020

FMB Scotland: Scottish builders resilient despite political and economic uncertainty

FMB Scotland has hailed the resilience of Scotland’s small to medium-sized (SME) construction ...

Published 30 October 2019

Montrose firm crowned UK’s overall Master Builder

Montrose building firm MCK Construction Ltd has beaten hundreds of builders across the UK to scoop t ...

Published 25 September 2019

Scottish builders outperform rest of UK as wider sector prepares for downturn

Scotland’s SME construction sector appeared to buck the trend in the second quarter of this ye ...

Published 31 July 2019

Kevin Wilson Joiners & Building Contractors celebrates FMB Scotland award success

Bridge of Allan-based Kevin Wilson Joiners & Building Contractors has spoken of its “delig ...

Published 10 June 2019

Aberdeen joiner recognised as Scottish Apprentice of the Year

An apprentice joiner training with Barratt North Scotland has fought off fierce competition to be na ...

Published 10 June 2019

Building excellence celebrated at FMB Scotland Awards

High-quality building work, fantastic craftsmanship, exceptional customer service and building excel ...

Published 7 June 2019

Stirling building firm in line for top industry award

A family construction firm is in the running for a top industry award following the renovation of an ...

Published 4 June 2019

FMB Scotland warns against complacency as SMEs buck Brexit trend

Scotland’s small building firms have fared better than their UK-wide counterparts with a stron ...

Published 1 May 2019

Scottish construction SMEs 'resilient despite Brexit uncertainty'

Small and medium-sized (SME) firms in the Scottish construction sector are remaining stable in the f ...

Published 30 January 2019

Budget: Government commits £5bn of capital investment to ‘grow and modernise’ infrastructure

More than £5 billion of capital investment is to be made in 2019-20 to deliver on the Scottish ...

Published 13 December 2018