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NFB: Construction is key to a thriving United Kingdom outside the EU

The United Kingdom has officially voted to leave the European Union, following a referendum on the country’s EU membership terms held on 23 June. Jenny Watson, chair of the

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The National Federation of Builders (NFB) looks for its 2016 “Stay Safe” campaign poster

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) has launched the 2016 version of its award winning child safety campaign. Previously called “Stay Safe, Say Away,” the increasingly

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Steel crisis highlights the need for government consistency

The Government has decided to strengthen procurement rules used when sourcing and buying steel to help suppliers compete on a level playing field. Matt Hancock, minister for the

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What did the Budget do for the next generation?

The chancellor called this a Budget for the next generation. However, a look through the detail suggests to the exact opposite being true. Skills The Government has set a goal of

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Declining public housing output highlights need for greater SME involvement

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimated that while construction output rose 0.4% year-on-year to Q4 2015, new public housing fell by 21.8%. The National Federation of

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Can you fast track your way out of the housing crisis?

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) announced plans that would enable local authorities to offer fast track services for planning applications. The

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