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This area is designed to give journalists and customers access to our latest press releases, industry news, articles, house-builder statistics and a range of archive news. If you are a journalist and would like further information on NHBC's new house-building statistics for publication purposes, please get in touch.

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Economic challenges and wet weather dampen house building in first quarter, reports NHBC

Figures released today by the National House Building Council (NHBC), the UK’s largest provider of new home warranties and insurance, show 21,967 new homes were registered to be built in Q1 2024, down 20% on Q1 2023 (27,619).

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NHBC launches local authorities insights collection

NHBC, the UK’s leading independent provider of warranty and insurance for new-build homes, has brought together some of the leaders of local authority development and regeneration to share their thoughts on this important sector.

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HRH The Princess Royal opens Cambridge Training Hub

HRH The Princess Royal met with bricklaying apprentices who demonstrated the various stages needed to build a house and emphasised the need to encourage more people into house building, with bricklaying being an excellent pathway into a rewarding and well-paid career.

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NHBC launches rotational Business Graduate Programme

The fully-funded two-year program involves successful applicants spending six months in four key business areas to gain a broad understanding of our business. The programme starts in September 2024 and is open for applications.

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Media categories

NHBC have a varied range of different news related categories for you to choose from, these are listed below and cover general industry news, press releases, stats and other subject specific updates or related articles

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Industry news

Press releases, new appointments and related news

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Annual and quarterly stats, new home registration numbers

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Technical news

Stay ahead of the competition with the latest technical news and updates.

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News archive

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