Home / News (page 10)

News

BMJ Industry Awards 2019: Voting closes THIS FRIDAY!

Voting for the BMJ Industry Awards closes next Friday! Simply head to the BMJ Industry Awards page and cast your vote for those in the industry you believe are the best and brightest. Votes are limited to 30 per company, per category, to ensure everyone has a fair chance no …

Read More »

Howarth Timber takes root in Chester

Leading builders’ merchant Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has expanded its nationwide network with the recent launch of its new branch in Chester, bringing the total to 32. The branch, located at Broughton Works on Chester Road, has previously been trading as Springfields Timber, but is now formally trading as …

Read More »

Lakes introduces 100% recyclable packaging

Lakes, the leading manufacturer of innovative showering spaces, is the first to introduce new fully-recyclable packaging, designed to reduce its impact on the environment. After months of research and development Lakes’ new product packaging is now 100% eco-friendly. Lakes’ commitment and focus to improving its impact on the environment is …

Read More »

Cooking up a Storm with Howarth at Home

Whether you’re a kitchen hero or a cooking novice, Howarth At Home’s latest social media competition is offering the chance to cook up a storm with chef Peter Sidwell at Keswick Cookery School. No purchase is necessary to enter the competition, which will be running across all Howarth At Home …

Read More »

BMF lobbies Hammond prior to Spring Statement

Builders merchants’ trade association the Builders Merchants Federation  has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, ahead of his Spring Statement to Parliament tomorrow (March 13th) to lobby for more flexibility in the rules governing the Apprenticeship Levy. In its letter, the BMF urged Philip Hammond to use his Spring …

Read More »

Logistics Industry Warns PM of No Deal Threat

Ahead of Parliament’s meaningful vote this evening on Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal with the EU, the UK’s logistics industry has reminded politicians that a No Deal Brexit would break her promise made in January 2017 to keep trade as frictionless as possible. Representatives of the UK’s leading logistics …

Read More »

Wilsonart Inspired by Benchmarx Supplier Event

Wilsonart UK, part of the world’s largest producer of laminate worktop and panelling products has enjoyed three days at Inspire – the supplier event hosted by Benchmarx, the kitchen and joinery arm of Travis Perkins. The Benchmarx Inspire Event, held at ANEC, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire from 5th – 8th March, showcases …

Read More »

Actis offers free insulation CPD training at March LABSS general meeting

Insulation specialist Actis is among a number of construction industry experts to address the March general meeting of the LABSS in Stirling. Regional sales director Jemma Harris will talk to more than 40 building control officers and other senior LABSS members from councils across Scotland about addressing the performance gap …

Read More »

Mechanics Win Swarfega’s Toughest Trade 2019 Title

Swarfega’s Tough-O-Meter has handed out the Toughest Trade 2019 title to mechanics, following a hard-fought battle of the trades on social media over the past two months. Vying for the top spot in Swarfega’s coveted Toughest Trade Award 2019, tradespeople across Britain sent in pictures of their toughest task. Using …

Read More »

Covers Horsham sponsors Broadbridge Heath FC

The Horsham branch of Covers Timber and Builders Merchants will be sponsoring Broadbridge Heath FC during the 2019/2020 season.   The club, which is based on Wickhurst Lane, will have the builders merchants’ logo displayed at its ground and on its website.   Randolph Riecker, Commercial Manager at Broadbridge Heath …

Read More »