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BMCo set sights on Goole

Independent builders merchant Builders’ Merchant Company Ltd is opening a new Branch in Goole . Set to be completed in May, the development will be BMCo’s fourth branch. The new Goole branch follows on from the successful opening of the Hull and Rotherham branches, and will be the fourth of …

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Viessmann’s new promotion to fight van tool theft

Viessmann has launched a ‘Security and Style’ sales promotion to help installers fight the threat of van tool theft. Throughout the whole of 2019, installers purchasing Viessmann Vitodens boilers and Vitocell cylinders will be rewarded with points, which can be used to obtain selected items from Birchwood Price Tools, the …

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Free cookery demo and kitchen open day at Covers Bognor Regis

Covers timber and builders’ merchant in Bognor Regis will be hosting a cookery demo and kitchen open day on Tuesday 12th February. From 9am until 4pm, visitors to the depot, which is based at Station Yard in the town, will be able to enjoy free fun, special on-the-day discounts and …

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UK construction loses momentum

Growth in construction work in January eased to its weakest for ten months, according to the IHS Markit / CIPS UK Construction PMI®. New orders increased only marginally at the start of 2019, which contributed to the slowest expansion of employment numbers for two-and-a-half years. Uncertainty over what will happen …

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Kent Blaxill Annual Conference names Supplier of the Year

January saw East Anglian builder merchant group Kent Blaxill hold its annual conference in Cambridge, attended by all 16 branch managers, company sales team and head office managers, totalling 54 people. The theme was ‘The customer – how can you enhance your customer’s experience to ensure he chooses you as …

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Breaking down the borders in Ireland’s merchant trade 

The Builders Merchants Federation held a meeting with members from across the island of Ireland gathered together for the first time. Twenty four delegates, representing 12 merchants and several building material suppliers from both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, attended the meeting at the BMF’s Regional Centre of …

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RDT steps in with cold weather payments

With the winter weather setting in, industry charity The Rainy Day Trust has launched its 2019 Emergency Winter Fuel Campaign. The government runs a cold weather payment scheme that pays £25 to those on means-tested welfare benefits when the average temperature is below zero for 7 consecutive days.  However, RDT …

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Growing KUDOS at 20 Years

UK manufacturer, Kudos Showering Products are marking their 20th year of trading with ambitious growth plans for the business.  The company introduced new management into the business at the beginning of 2018 and their skillset and drive has transformed operations, giving Chairman and founder Bruce Ledwith a renewed confidence to …

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The BMJ Industry Awards. Are you ready? Voting opens Monday

Voting for the BMJ Industry Awards 2019 officially opens on Monday 4th February and the industry needs YOUR vote.   Download a list of nominees HERE Whether you have nominated someone, been nominated or know someone who has been nominated, voting is the only way anybody stands a chance of …

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Mates in Mind calls on industry leaders to transform mental health

Mates in Mind believes business leaders are in a good position to address mental health in the workplace, but encourages them to consider that delivering meaningful change to their workforces should be effectively aligned to their business priorities. Mates in Mind were encouraged by the level of engagement driven by …

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