Federation of Master Builders

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is a UK trade association established in 1941[1] to protect the interests of small and medium-sized building firms.

Federation of Master Builders
Legal statusNon-profit organisation
PurposeUK building industry
Region served
United Kingdom
8,000+ building companies
Key people
Gary Lewis
(National President)
Brian Berry
(Chief Executive Officer)
AffiliationsBuilders' Benevolent Institution, TrustMark

The group is independent and non-profit-making, and works to lobby for members' interests at both national and local levels. As of 2016, the FMB is the largest construction trade association in the UK, representing over 8,000 construction SMEs.[2]

The FMB aims to provide knowledge, professional advice and support for its members. It works in partnership with other industry bodies to provide technical advice and promote high standards.[3] The FMB also offers advice to consumers[4] and enables all of its members to offer warranties on their work through its insurance arm, FMB Insurance.[5]

See also


  1. "FEDERATION OF MASTER BUILDERS LIMITED - Overview (free company information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  2. PoliticsHome.com (22 January 2015). "Federation of Master Builders". politicshome.com. Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  3. "Federation of Master Builders - LABC". www.labc.co.uk. Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  4. "Professional organisations in the building industry". citizensadvice.org.uk. Archived from the original on 22 December 2016. Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  5. "FMB Insurance - Federation of Master Builders - Home". www.fmbinsurance.co.uk. Retrieved 8 May 2017.

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