President of FMB Scotland Resigns


The President of the Federation of Master Builders, Mr. Hasan, has resigned from his post as president due to his company Scotia Construction going into liquidation.

The Sunday Mail revealed that Livingston based Scotia Construction was put into liquidation at the town’s sheriff court by construction materials suppliers, Jewson Builders over an unpaid bill.

The move followed a string of complaints about workmanship by the contractor.

Hasan was re-elected Scottish FMB president last November. After his election he said: “Retentions are killing the UK construction industry. Very few SMEs have the resources to chase all monies due to them and litigation is frequently too expensive – many subcontractors go out of business with thousands of pounds owed to them by principal contractors.”

Graham Barn, Director of the Federation of Master Builders Scotland, told the Sunday Mail: “Due to the condition of his business, Hasan could not continue to represent members and has resigned as president.”

Hasan told the paper: “This is what happens when customers do not pay their bills. It was no longer prudent to continue the business.”

Recipro sourced this from Construction Enquirer.

 

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