Guest Blogger - Mike Leonard
Mike Leonard, Director of Modern Masonry Alliance, shares his thoughts on what's happening in the construction industry
Latest post: Plan B can solve unemployment woes

Guest Blogger - Andrew Davies
Editor, KBB Review
Latest post: Life Goes On

Guest Blogger - Andrew Brown
Andrew Brown is director of Frank & Brown communications agency
Latest post: Pick your Cabinet Dream team

Guest Blogger - Steve Riley
Steve Riley looks after Communications for Progressive Solutions, developers of the bisTrack software for builders’ merchants and other construction suppliers.
Latest post: It's about customers, not products

Guest Blogger - Wayne Lysaght
Wayne Lysaght- Mason, Managing Director of IronmongeryDirect, thinks it is unreasonable that manufacturers raise their costs above inflation during a recession. Here he tells us why.
Latest post: Price beyond measure?

Guest blogger - Chris Harrop
Chris Harrop is marketing director of landscaping and paving specialists Marshalls
Latest post: It's raining again

Guest blogger- Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly is Sales and Marketing Director at Cortexa. Cortexa is a digital communications company working extensively with new technology. It delivers bespoke business solutions to address a range of complex business needs.
Latest post: The rise of the smartphone

Guest blogger - Ray Stafford
Ray Stafford is sales director at trade-only plumbers merchant Williams & Co
Latest post: Boiler Scrappage - An Open Goal for Osborne

Guest blogger - Mark Foster
Mark Foster is chief executive of Gledhill Building Products.
Latest post: Meeting the eco-agenda

Guest blogger - Chris Pateman
Chris Pateman is the former MD of the BMF
Latest post: One merchant industry – or two?

Guest blogger - Chris Hayward
Chris Hayward is MD of the NMBS
Latest post: NMBS Conference 2012 - Good to be back!

Guest Blogger - John Sinfield
John Sinfield is managing director of Knauf Insulation UK.
Latest post: It never rains but it pours

Guest blogger - Paul Edworthy
Paul Edworthy is National Account Manager for Travis Perkins at Dulux Trade.
Latest post: Sustainability Matters

Guest blogger - Steven Heath
External affairs director for insulation manufacturer Knauf Insulation.
Latest post: The aspiration and delivery gap

Guest Blogger - Aaron Morby
Aaron Morby is the Editor of Construction Enquirer, the construction industry news website.
Latest post: Are house builders losing the plot

Guest Blogger - Alex Stephenson
Alex Stephenson is director of Hydro International UK Stormwater Division and Chair of the British Water SuDS Focus Group.
Latest post: Talking Treatment for SuDS

Guest blogger - Bill Price
Bill Price is National Commercial Technical Manager at Tarmac’s Cement business
Latest post: A Greener Spring

Managing Director, Pinnacle Consulting
Steve Rogan is managing director of Pinnacle Consulting, recruitment specialists for the building products sector.
Latest post: Longevity in a job

BMJ Special Projects Consultant
BMJ Special Projects Consultant Colin Petty looks at the issues that affect the industry
Latest post: Green Deal title is too 'Green'

Marketing Manager - Carvers
Rachel Groom is marketing manager at Carvers of Wolverhampton, the builders and timber merchants in Wolverhampton
Latest post: Carver’s takes shape

Catherine Towns, PR Director, CIB
Catherine Towns is PR & Client Services Director at CIB Communications.
Latest post: Let's work together

Johnny Dobbyn's Blog
A series of White Papers from construction industry specialists FACTA, looking at the issues that most affect the market.
Latest post: A Green Deal....but a fair one?

Debi Boulton's Blog
Debi Boulton is brand manager at Dunlop Adhesives
Latest post: How merchants can get products flying this summer!

Simon Storer's Blog
Simon Storer is a communications director. He can be contacted via Linked IN
Latest post: Construction needs an election manifesto

Kate Russell's Blog
Kate Russell is one of this country's most outspoken practitioners on HR issues. She used to have a column in Metro newspaper called 'HR Headmistress' and she's published numerous books on the subject.
Latest post: Music to your ears

F & P category director – bathrooms

Latest post: What to look for in 2015

President, Institute of Builders Merchants

Latest post: A new season for the IoBM

Editor's blog
Editor of Builders Merchants, Fiona Russell Horne gives her views and opinions of current news within the industry.
Latest post: No-one expects the Spanish Inquisition

AWMS business development director

Latest post: Protect infrastructure investment

md of AWMS
Talking all things drainage and water management
Latest post: Flooding as a political risk

Marketing Manager F & P Wholesale

Latest post: Creating a seamless supply chain

Guest Blogger Michael Donaldson

Michael Donaldospn is commercial manager of MGM Timber (Scotland) Ltd

Latest post: Making timber more appealing to the young

Sales director Actis

Latest post: What effect would a Brexit have on the industry?

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Stephen Wise

Latest post: Scarcity of supply not shortage of opportunity

Guest Blogger - Andy Williamson
Andy Williamson is md of IKO plc
Latest post: Solving the pothole problem

guest blog
md of Lecico
Latest post: The value of differentiation

Medium-sized merchants in Health & Safety fines warning

Builders’ merchants are at increasing risk of significant Health and Safety fines following last year’s changed H&S guidelines, especially those

Rockwool takes customers back to its origins

ROCKWOOL has launched “Origins”, a new integrated marketing campaign which takes customers on a journey to explore the deeper benefits of

Netwatch prevents premises crime

Netwatch keeps an eye on premises, preventing crime rather than just recording it.