Supporting your Business
Online Members Area: access the SBF website portal and download templates, best practice guidance, human resources policies, daywork and prime costs, holiday schedules, health and safety documents and collectively bargained rates of pay at any time.
Local and National Events and Networking: Members have the opportunity to meet with like-minded professionals at our annual conference, gala dinner, local meetings, social occasions and specialist events to discuss industry challenges and innovative solutions. We are proud of the community of Members that we have built together and know that many appreciate the chance to share best practice and learn from others.
Exclusive Offers and Discounts: SBF has negotiated membership deals and discounts on a variety of services and products. For example, Members are eligible to benefit from a 10% discount with TradePoint and CHAS.
Industry News, Updates and Information: SBF publish a monthly ezine ‘Onsite’ and circulate regular ‘Update’ emails containing articles on the latest industry developments, consultations, federation and Member activity and business trends impacting the sector.
Display the SBF Logo: the widely recognised SBF badge is a mark of quality which can be used on websites, advertisements and commercial literature to give clients the confidence that they are using a reliable contractor. SBF membership certification is also beneficial in many tendering processes.
ServicesKey Membership Benefits
Supporting your Industry
Lobbying and Advocacy: listening carefully to the concerns of Members, SBF speaks with a united voice to the Scottish and UK Governments to advance Member interests in crucial areas such as craft apprenticeships, training, procurement, health and safety, planning, infrastructure investment, housing, environment and employment.
Representation: SBF is a key contributor to a number of affiliated industry bodies including the CIJC Working Rule Agreement, People’s Partnership, the Scottish Building Contracts Committee (SBCC), Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) and the Construction Industry Collective Voice (CICV).
CITB Prescribed Organisation: SBF is one of only three distinctively Scottish federations who are periodically guaranteed a vote on the future of the CITB levy system as part of the consensus process.
Promotion of Construction: SBF champions the industry’s interests through media interaction and actively raises awareness of the positive economic and social contributions that the sector makes to Scottish society.
Awards and Prizes: SBF celebrates the success of apprentices, women in construction and the construction excellence of Members at annual awards ceremonies.
Full details of the Membership Benefits and Services can be found in our brochure: SBF Brochure