Forum for the Built Environment (fbe)

Benefits of Membership

Benefits of being a member, what you get...

  • A series of free or reduced networking events throughout the year with influential speakers from the industry. Offering a welcoming social scene which enables you to network successfully.
  • Personal, professional and commercial development opportunities which come from being on the inside track.
  • Technical briefings which count towards Continuing Professional Development certificates, which may be included in portfolios for other professional institutes and associations.
  • Invitations to social gatherings providing a more relaxed setting in which to develop contacts and professional recognition.
  • Access to expert technical and legal advice.
  • Priority invitation and discounted rates to exclusive and social events organised by your branch plus national events including conferences and dinners.
  • Access to the Members' Only area of the fbe website, so you can identify and approach fellow professionals where appropriate.
  • Opportunity to promote your organisation by sponsoring fbe events in your area.


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fbe, which is the trading name of the Faculty of Building, has a dispensation with HMRC which removes the requirement for employers to report subscriptions paid on behalf of their employees on the employees' form P11D, subscriptions so paid being treated as allowable business expenses.

Members who pay income tax under a PAYE scheme may claim tax relief for their membership subscription under HMRC Reference: T1644/52/1987/MT.