Brian Berry

Brian Berry

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Brian Berry

Brian Berry

Brian Berry is Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), the UK’s largest construction trade association. The FMB is an independent, non-profit-making organisation, representing over 8,000 construction SMEs.

Brian Berry

Allow councils to borrow to build new homes

The Autumn statement presents an opportunity for the new Chancellor to think creatively about how to address the country’s growing housing crisis.

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Housing crisis will worsen without small building firms

For two thirds of SME house builders, a lack of available and viable land is the biggest barrier to delivering more homes, a frustratingly predictable insight from the FMB’s latest annual House Builders’ Survey.

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Some ominous signs post Brexit

Though the ramifications of June’s historic referendum will only truly be known in the coming years, already certain sectors are feeling the difference. In few areas of the economy is this truer than in construction, and judging by our latest State of Trade Survey – our quarterly assessment of construction SME sentiment across the UK – while many indicators remain positive, there are one or two worrying signs.

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