Tag: DIY

Half of construction workers don’t carry DIY jobs in their own home

A new study has revealed that just under half of construction workers don’t carry out DIY jobs around their own home, despite the nature of their jobs. ‘Cannot find the time’ and ‘lack of confidence within different construction sectors’ emerged

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Drop in DIY may lead to a rise in rogue builders

A drop in DIY activity among homeowners could lead to a rise in rogue builders, warns the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Brian Berry, chief executive of the FMB, said: “The news that 41% of homeowners would rather pay for

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FMB urges young people to consider apprenticeship

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is urging young people to consider a construction apprenticeship as a real and viable alternative to doing A-Levels, as the industry looks to fill 182,000 jobs in the next five years. The building industry

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