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The UK's leading independent new home warranty and insurance provider

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Protection for homeowners

Buildmark is your new home warranty and insurance policy. Cover starts from exchange of contracts and includes protection for your deposit, a builder warranty backed by NHBC guarantee and resolution service, and insurance against major defects.

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NHBC Pride in the Job Awards 2022 celebrate the UK’s best site managers

NHBC is delighted to announce the Pride in the Job 2022 Quality Award winners. This flagship competition celebrates the very best UK site managers and their dedication to raising standards in house building.

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New home registrations up 25% in first quarter

New data released today by NHBC shows that UK new home registrations increased by 25% in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year.

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NHBC Standards 2022 now live

NHBC Standards have been launched for any house whose foundations are begun on or after 1 January 2022.

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Scotswood Training Hub

Planning approval submitted for Scotswood Training Hub to support more than 100 bricklaying apprentices per year.

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Climate change – we are taking action

We are committed to supporting the Government’s ambition to achieve net zero carbon by 2050. With a proven track record of supporting house builders and developers on sustainability and environmental matters, we are ready to help the industry make the requirements of the Future Homes Standard technically and commercially viable. We are also working to deliver positive and lasting change within our own operations.

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