Scottish Building Federation



Disparity of advice causing ‘two-tier’ construction system in Scotland

The Scottish Government has issued more guidance on what construction work is considered to be &ls ...

Published 26 March 2020

Construction bodies form coronavirus forum to call for urgent help for firms

A group of respected construction industry bodies has issued a joint call for a number of simple act ...

Published 23 March 2020

Construction career event receives ‘overwhelming’ support

The construction and demolition industries showed their support for Scottish Apprenticeship Week yes ...

Published 4 March 2020

Building sector responds to General Election result

Trade bodies from across the construction sector have been reacting to the Conservatives winning an ...

Published 13 December 2019

Hadden provides insight into construction at Crieff High School

Perthshire-based contractor Hadden Group hosted a Construction Industry Insight Day for pupils at Cr ...

Published 26 September 2019

Planning decisions ‘still taking far too long’ despite improvements

The Scottish Building Federation (SBF) has welcomed “encouraging” planning decision impr ...

Published 24 July 2019

Scottish construction employment hits two year low as industry output falls by more than £1bn

Overall performance of the Scottish construction industry deteriorated during the first quarter of 2 ...

Published 11 June 2019

Scottish Building Federation welcomes apprenticeship funding boost

The Construction Industry Training Board’s (CITB) announcement of a major boost in funding to ...

Published 11 March 2019

Scottish Building Federation voices alarm as investor snub Kier’s £250m rights issue

Bank underwriters have been forced to buy shares in Kier Group after just over a third of the firm&r ...

Published 20 December 2018

Concerns raised as Scottish construction industry sheds 5,000 jobs and £1.5bn in output

The Scottish Building Federation (SBF) has voiced concerns about the future outlook for the Scottish ...

Published 12 December 2018

Confidence among Scottish builders slips again amidst concern over rising labour costs

Confidence in the Scottish construction sector has fallen with employers expressing growing concerns ...

Published 30 April 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 ...

Published 26 April 2018

Builders’ conference will explore ‘how to survive and thrive’ in 2018

Figures from across the sector will have a unique opportunity to debate how to survive and thrive in ...

Published 12 March 2018

New association launched to ‘fight the corner’ of Scotland’s £150m demolition sector

A new industry association has been launched to represent the interests of Scotland’s specialist d ...

Published 8 February 2018

Time to ensure action on retentions, say construction leaders

Construction trade federations across the UK are continuing their push for action on cash retentions ...

Published 1 February 2018