Our Alliances

NBG is a vital link in a network of alliances across the merchanting industry, which focus on supporting merchants, suppliers, tradesmen, and people associated with the building business.


NMBS is a centralised buying society for Independent Builders, Timber, Hardware, Plumbing and Heating Merchants. They provide Invoice Clearance services and bad debt guarantees, as well as Marketing and Events support.



The Builders Merchants Federation

The Builders Merchants Federation is the only organisation that represents and protects the interests of Merchants and Suppliers to the merchanting industry. They are committed to supporting industry wide initiatives and following a central and unified focus on lobbying government in relation to changes in legislation. Every NBG Partner and many of our Suppliers are BMF members, ensuring consistently high business standards throughout the Group.


Our Charities

NBG Partners are heavily involved in supporting local and national charities through their own initiatives and events. As a group, NBG supports The Rainy Day Trust charity in particular which is specifically associated with the building industry:

The Rainy Day Trust

The Rainy Day Trust is the UK’s only charity supporting the home improvement workforce and their families in times of need. They work independently and in partnership with other organisations to provide financial and other assistance to those who have fallen on hard times.