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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.

Latest NHBC News

Industry news

Building Control update - Regulation 38 and automatic lapse of Initial Notices

NHBC Building Control Services was registered as a Registered Building Control Approver and our Building Control colleagues have registered with the Building Safety Regulator following the transitional arrangements.

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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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Apprentices tackling national skills gap and housing shortage are recognised

The UK’s fastest bricklayer has praised the talents of more than one hundred apprentices at the National House Building Council’s (NHBC) latest graduation ceremony in Milton Keynes.

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Record numbers of affordable homes completed in 2023 as private house building slows

Figures released by the National House Building Council (NHBC), the UK’s largest provider of new home warranties and insurance, show 133,213 new homes were completed in 2023, down 12% on 2022 (151,308).

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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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