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SBF Representation

SBF Representation

The Scottish Building Federation is represented on a number of important industry bodies and organisations;



B&CE Board

SBF Representative: David Smth                                      

Created in 1942 to offer financial services to the Building and Civil Engineering industry, B&CE is a still a not-for-profit organisation providing simple financial products. Today, B&CE have expanded with coverage across all sectors, offering a range of services such as employee accident and life cover and the popular automatic enrolment solution The People's Pension.

B&CE continue to acknowledge their construction heritage with industry representatives on their Board, widespread engagement across the sector and through the development of the B&CE Charitable Trust.    


Scottish Building Apprenticeship and Training Council (SBATC)

The Scottish Building Apprenticeship and Training Council (SBATC) was created by SBF in 1934. SBATC operates an apprenticeship indenture scheme which regulates the working conditions and wages of registered apprentices through collectively bargained terms and conditions of apprenticeship with an employment support service available for both employers and apprentices.  


Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC)

SBF Representative: Alastair White

SBF is the only Scottish representative in a grouping of nine trade federations around the CIJC table when negotiating the collectively bargained Working Rule Agreement which sets standard terms and conditions of employment across the industry.  



People's Health 

SBF Representative: Vaughan Hart

People's Health is a not-for-profit body operated by B&CE, dedicated to improving the standard of occupational health management in the construction industry. People’s Health will provide an online tool to help employers and accredited occupational health service providers manage health-at-work. It will allow workers to manage their own health records, delivering a consistent approach to complying with occupational health duties. 


Scottish Building Contract Committee (SBCC) / Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT)

SBF Representatives: Eric Fleming and Ian Honeyman 

The Scottish Building Contract Committee (SBCC) is the only pan industry organisation to produce building contracts designed to meet the needs of the construction industry in Scotland.

SBCC is also the Scottish College of the Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) and kilt JCT contracts to produce standard contracts compliant with Scottish law and practice. SBF also sits on the Contractors Legal Group (CLG) which forms the Contractors College of JCT with a view to representing the common interests of contractors in drafting and developing contracts. 

Have a look at our JCT Organisation Chart showing how all the parties involved interact. 


Construction Scotland - Industry Leadership Group

The Construction Scotland Industry Leadership Group (ILG) brings together key figures from the private and public sector to drive sector growth and industry wide collaboration and alignment.

The ILG is charged with developing industry‚Äźled strategies for construction, providing leadership to stimulate action by businesses and promote industry growth. The ILG also has a number of working groups in areas such as Procurement and Skills and People which are also populated by SBF Members.  


 Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum

The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum was set up with the aim of bringing together the main construction trade and professional bodies to gather intelligence, share advice and speak directly with the Scottish Government on issues affecting members in the current crisis.