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European Builders Confederation

European Builders Confederation

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European Builders Confederation

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  1. European Builders Confederation • ‘Under Construction II’ • Improving health and safety in SMEs of the construction sector • Introducing The FMB • Thursday 15 May 2009 • Turkey • David Croft • Former President of FMB

  2. Introduction: • Federation of Master Builders (FMB) • FMB Members’ Profile • FMB Services to Members • FMB Affiliation to Other Organisations • UK Construction Sector Protecting Promoting Providing Projecting

  3. Federation of Master Builders (FMB) • Founded in 1941 • Largest employers' body in the UK for construction • SMEs • 12,000 members across the UK • Recognised voice of SMEs – member of the • Government’s Construction Umbrella Body Protecting Promoting Providing Projecting

  4. FMB Members’ Profile • Turnover:                     £100,000 - £500,000 (nearly half of all members responding). • Largest contract:        £51,000 - £499, 000 (Around 60% of all members responding). • Employees:                 1-5 (49%) almost all (c.95%) less than 30. • VAT Registered           88% of all members responding • Established for:          21+ years (44% of all members responding) • Work                            General Building (85% of all members responding) • Clientele                      Mostly private (75% of all members responding) • Source of work           Recommendation (68% of all members responding) Protecting Promoting Providing Projecting

  5. FMB Main Services to Members • Helplines – health & safety; taxation; legal • Training Workshops • MasterBond, Warranty and TrustMark • Find A Builder website • www.findabuilder.co.uk Protecting Promoting Providing Projecting

  6. FMB Services to Members cont: • Insurance services • Trade debt recovery • MasterBuilder magazine • Email News Bulletin Protecting Promoting Providing Projecting

  7. Affiliation to Other Organisations • TrustMark • Construction Umbrella Body • ConstructionSkills • Constructing Better Health • National Home Building Council • National Home Improvement Council • Building and Allied Trades Joint Industrial Council • European Builders Confederation Protecting Promoting Providing Projecting

  8. The UK Construction Sector • 250,000 firms employing over 2.1 million • UK construction output is second largest in the EU • Contributes 9.2% of the UK’s Gross Added Value • Over last 10 years huge growth of smaller firms eg: • the number of firms employing between 4 • and 7 employees doubled between 96 and 06 • (1996:15, 317 to 30,375 in 2006) Protecting Promoting Providing Projecting

  9. ‘Under Construction II’ • Thank You……….. • David Croft • Federation of Master Builders • E:wtdc@bigfoot.com • T: +44 (0)781 333 4245