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Fiona Russell-Horne

Fiona Russell-Horne
Editor-in-Chief across the BMJ portfolio.

Fire in the hold

Fiona Russell-Horne

For want of a nail the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe the horse was lost For want of the horse the rider was lost, For want of the rider the battle was lost For want of the battle the kingdom was lost And all for the want …

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BMJ AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

The final shortlist for the inaugural BMJ Industry Awards has been announced. The actual winners will be announced at the Awards Lunch on Friday May 18th at the Brewery in Chiswell Street, London. The companies and brands on the final list are: Best Bathroom Brand Methven, Lakes Bathrooms, Roca, Bristan Best …

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Get your votes out for the industry

Fiona Russell-Horne

Nothing in life gives a man so much courage as the attainment or renewal of the conviction that other people regard him with favor; Not long now!! There’s only three more days for you to vote for your favourites in the BMJ Industry Awards. It’s been really amazing to see …

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BMJ INDUSTRY AWARDS THREE DAYS LEFT TO VOTE!!!!

The window to vote for your favourite merchant, supplier or industry personality in the BMJ Industry Awards closes this Friday. BMJ INDUSTRY AWARDS 2018 NOMINATIONS Online Merchant of the Year BUILT www.built.co.uk Chandler Material Supplies Ltd www.chandlermaterials.co.uk Mypaintbrush www.mypaintbrush.co.uk Parker Building Supplies www.helpmebuildit.co.uk/ Porcelain Outdoors www.porcelainoutdoors.co.uk     New Merchant of …

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H&B announce formal launch of the TBG Development Group

Independent builders merchant buying group H&B formally launched its TBG Development Group today (April 9th).   The TBG Development Group offers small to medium-sized merchants the opportunity to join a buying group where traditionally they may have been considered too small to participate.   The group offers a range of …

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How now brown field

Fiona Russell-Horne

The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. In 1935, the idea of a ‘green belt’ around London, to prevent the entire south east from being paved was first mooted. In essence, it is a ring of …

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Construction activity plummets in March

Activity in the UK construction sector slowed up in April, according to the latest IHS Markit Construction Purchasing Managers Index. Snow disruption contributed to the fastest drop in construction activity since July 2016. Markit said its construction purchasing managers’ index fell to 47.0 in March, compared to forecasts for a reading of …

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Shadow Chancellor meets West London builders merchant

A shortage of brownfield sites could hamper the Mayor of London’s plans to solve the capital’s housing crisis. That was the message that builders merchants trade association, the Builders Merchants Federation delivered to Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP, when he visited West London builders merchant Lords last week. McDonnell was …

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Winners of the NFB Awards 2018 announced at ceremony in Birmingham

Nearly 200 construction companies and industry figures from across England and Wales gathered in The Midlands to celebrate outstanding contributions made to the built environment, and the high quality work and commitment delivered by NFB members across the regions. Hosted by stand-up comedian Dominic Holland, the sixth annual awards ceremony …

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Baxi partners with Expert Trades

Baxi is sponsoring Expert Trades Live, a series of specialised training courses aimed at helping installers to build a professional and profitable business. The first session, a crash course in marketing, will be held on three different dates at various Baxi training centres across the UK. It all kicks off …

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