Useful Links

Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB)
The voice of the building professional, maintaining standards in the total building process

Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)
Setting standards and criteria for best practice in the building services engineering profession.

Health and safety, Card schemes, Levy and Grant, Apprenticeships and much more

Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG)
Housing, planning, building and the environment, regeneration and economic growth

Federation of Master Builders
The FMB is a trade association established to protect the interests of small and medium-sized building firms.

H&S Executive
What you really need to know about Health and Safety

HM Revenue & Customs HMRC
For information on taxes and entitlements

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
Providing standards, training and support for improvement in the design quality of public buildings, new homes and new communities.

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
For information on qualifications and standards in land, property and construction

The Department of Business, Innovation & Skills
Working for improvement in business performance in construction in terms of productivity, profitability and competitiveness. See also details of a new Specification for pre-qualification criteria in the construction industry