Final call for entries for National Federation of Builders’ annual awards scheme

Entry into the National Federation of Builders (NFB) annual awards scheme for 2014 closes next Friday, 21 March 2014.

The awards, in association with NHBC and B&CE, celebrate the high quality work and commitment delivered by members to improve the built environment. Reflecting the dynamic nature of the construction industry, the awards provide a unique opportunity for NFB members to showcase and be recognised for their work.

Commenting on the scheme, NFB Chief Executive, Julia Evans said:

“We are delighted to offer NFB members the chance to be recognised for the contributions they make to the UK construction industry.

“Whilst steeped in history, today the NFB is a modern, proactive organisation and our annual awards provide further reassurance of the quality offered by our members. There is still time for members to enter this year’s scheme and we urge them to do so.”

The following categories will be awarded as part of the 2014 scheme:

  • Commitment to Health, Safety and Welfare sponsored by the British Safety Council
  • Commitment to Environment and Sustainability sponsored by Utilitywise
  • Commitment to Collaborative Working sponsored by Yorkshire Builders Federation
  • New Build of the Year 2013 sponsored by JCB Finance
  • Refurbishment of the Year 2013 sponsored by CITB
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Project of the Year 2013 sponsored by the Builders’ Benevolent Institution
  • Heritage Project of the Year 2013 sponsored by NFB Business & Skills
  • Client of the Year 2013 sponsored by Croner
  • Housebuilder of the Year 2013 sponsored by NHBC
  • Apprentice Scheme of the Year 2013 sponsored by CSCS
  • Apprentice of the Year 2013 sponsored by TradePoint

NFB members with a turnover under £1,500,000 are welcome to enter free of charge. All categories for members with a turnover above £1,500,001 are £30 + VAT to enter. The apprentice of the year and CSR project of the year categories are both free to enter.

Entry closes at 12noon on Friday 21 March 2014 and an expert panel of adjudicators will shortlist entries for announcement in the week commencing 14 April 2013. Application packs and further information can be found at

The annual awards scheme will culminate in a prestigious gala awards luncheon at The Grand Connaught Rooms, London on Friday 16 May 2014, hosted by TV presenter and consumer affairs specialist Dominic Littlewood. Tickets for the luncheon are available at £55 + VAT per person / £495 + VAT per table of ten. Tickets can be booked by emailing nfbawards2014(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign) or by completing a booking form available at