We build close long term relationships with many other industry bodies, networks, and construction boards to help improve the industry and provide valuable resources for our members.

Who we work with:

  • CITB

The Construction Industry Training Board is the Industry Training Board for the UK construction industry. It’s work is multi-faceted and the NFB works closely with CITB to inform industry perspective and also to keep NFB members informed about developments at CITB.

  • Go Construct

Go Construct is an industry-wide initiative established by CITB that aims to attract, inform and retain a talented workforce for the Construction & Built Environment sector. The NFB fully supports this  agenda and works to direct bright new talent to this resource.

  • The Construction Alliance

The Construction Alliance is the grouping of major construction trade organisations working together within the remit of the Strategic Forum for Construction. The Strategic Forum provides the only arena where all sections of the construction industry can discuss the strategic issues that it faces and develop approaches for the benefit of all.

  • Contractors Legal Group

The purpose of CLG is to consider, discuss and debate contractual and legal matters of concern to main contractors within the construction industry and to represent their interests in dialogue with government and construction industry bodies. In particular the CLG represents main contractors on the Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT).

  • Joint Taxation Committee

The Joint Taxation Committee (JTC) consists of representatives from 11 major trade federations operating in construction as a means of jointly lobbying on those tax issues that affect companies in the industry.

  • Considerate Constructors Scheme – Scheme Supporter

The NFB also works in partnership with the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), a non-profit making, independent organisation founded in 1997 by the construction industry to improve its image. Commercial arrangements are in place so that NFB members can benefit from CCS company registration. Read more here

  • Builders Merchants Federation

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is the only organisation that represents and protects the interests of builders merchants, plumbing, heating, roofing, decorative and timber merchants and their suppliers. The BMF is the active hub of merchant and supplier activity in the UK, working closely with allied industry groups and regulatory bodies such as trading standards and planning departments, to ensure that issues affecting member merchants and suppliers are tackled promptly and effectively.