About NBS

At NBS, we are committed to offering distinctive, innovative specification and information solutions to construction industry professionals.

We have produced specification products for over 40 years, including the recognised national standard specification system for the UK. Our NBS specification products cover building construction, engineering services and landscape design.

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We’re always looking to grow our team. Working at RIBA Enterprises means working in an award-winning, innovative company in a period of rapid growth.By joining us you will play a key role in leading the digital revolution in construction.

Latest Press Releases

NBS and RIBA Enterprises issue press releases to keep you informed of important developments within the company and the construction industry.

22 July 2016

NBS are delighted to announce that we will be working with Autodesk to develop the next generation of information and knowledge management integration.

22 July 2016

After another highly successful year, RIBA Enterprises has announced record operating profits of £3.7m for the financial year 2015, up 40% on 2014.

11 July 2016

NBS's Stefan Mordue has landed a CIOB award for outstanding achivement for his work to deliver practical solutions to incorporate health and safety into the BIM environment.

01 July 2016

The owners of a building, which was once at the heart of life on Tyneside, are calling on those that used it to share their memories for a special exhibition.

20 June 2016

NBS is sponsoring one of the 60 sculptures which will form Great North Snowdogs; a large scale art and cultural event organised by St Oswald’s Hospice and Wild in Art.

Latest News

The latest news from NBS and across the wider construction industry.

28 June 2016

Unions have struck a pay deal that will see 400,000 construction workers covered by the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) agreement receive a pay rise of 2.5% this year.

24 June 2016

Britain has decided its destiny lies outside the European Union following a historic referendum that saw 51.9% of voters vote Leave.

13 June 2016

The Department of Property and Construction at the University of Westminster is launching a new Digital Construction MOOC (Massive, Open, Online Course) in collaboration with The B1M.

13 June 2016

Discover how the buildings and structures in your community are constructed and find out about the diverse range of skills and professions needed on site as part of Open Doors all this week.

08 June 2016

Construction industry professionals are set to flock to London's ExCeL arena later this month for five co-located events looking at service management, health and safety, fire safety and security matters.