FMB Scotland

Kevin Wilson Joiners & Building Contractors celebrates FMB Scotland award success

Bridge of Allan-based Kevin Wilson Joiners & Building Contractors has spoken of its “delight” after the firm won a top industry award following the renovation of an iconic Stirling tennis pavilion.

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 named ‘Apprentice of the Year 2019’ at the Scottish Federation of Master Builders’ Awards.

Published 10 June 2019

Building excellence celebrated at FMB Scotland Awards

High-quality building work, fantastic craftsmanship, exceptional customer service and building excellence were recognised last night the Federation of Master Builders’ Scotland Awards.

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 iconic Stirling building.

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 strong start to 2019, according to FMB Scotland.

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 face of continuing political uncertainty, according to a report by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Scotland.

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 Government’s aim to “grow and modernise” infrastructure, finance secretary Derek Mackay has announced.

Published 13 December 2018

Two female Board representatives elected to FMB Scotland

The Federation of Master Builders Scotland (FMB Scotland) has elected two female Scottish Board representatives for the first time in its history.

Published 29 October 2018

Scottish builders stand resilient despite ‘significant headwinds’

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.

Published 25 July 2018

Trade bodies join 50 organisations in call for real Warm Homes Bill

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.

Published 29 May 2018

Scottish builders bounce back but material price concerns remain

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.

Published 2 May 2018

Working group formed to ensure long-term future for housebuilding skills

The Scottish Government is to work with key stakeholders to ensure the right skills are available for housing and construction developments.

Published 26 April 2018

Building industry and planners set to give Planning Bill evidence

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.

Published 6 March 2018

FMB reveals evidence of rewards of choosing a career in construction

Construction apprentices will go on to earn thousands of pounds more, every year, than many of their university-educated counterparts, according to the latest research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Scotland.

Published 5 March 2018

Scottish SME builders suffer sharp fall in confidence and workloads

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).

Published 23 January 2018