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A ten-year high in workload levels for builders in Scotland is being matched by steep increases in material prices and a growing struggle to secure labour causing a "perfect storm" for future building work, according to a trade body's survey. The latest State of Trade Survey from the Federation

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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. The FMB’s latest State of Trade Survey found that the pace of growth amon

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More than £825 million is to be invested in 2019-20 to deliver on the Scottish Government’s target for 50,000 affordable homes over the course of the Parliament, finance secretary Derek Mackay has announced. Presenting his Scottish Budget 2019/20 to the Scottish Parliament yesterday, Mr Mackay sa

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Growth among Scotland’s small construction firms slowed in the third quarter of this year with materials prices and labour shortages continuing to squeeze margins. The latest quarterly State of Trade Survey from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) found that the pace of growth among Scotland

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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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Holyrood's local government and communities committee will continue to examine the Planning (Scotland) Bill today 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, Scot

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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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