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Snickers work it with new jackets

The new ALLround Work Jackets from Snickers include a selection of super–lightweight 37.5® Jackets, Windproof Shell Jackets, Hi-Vis and Waterproof Jackets plus Parkas that all have the features and functionality equired in workwear. With street-smart, contemporary designs, the jackets focus on fit, comfort and freedom of movement. 01484 854788 www.snickersworkwear.co.uk

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Snickers combine new Workwear Jacket and Trouser

Stretch-comfort Work Trousers and Hi-Tech 37.5® Work Jackets for optimum weather-protection on site. With great fit and value for money, the brand new comfort fabrics woven into Snickers’ newest street-smart Work Trousers deliver enhanced freedom of movement as well as improved comfort and close quarter mobility. This is complemented by …

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Builders Merchant Company Ltd focuses on developing young people

Independent builders merchant, Builders Merchant Company Ltd has appointed two additional apprentices to the company. Antony Sherrif and Joe Cooper have joined the Hull and Rotherham teams, and will be looking at continuing the successful history of internal development that has taken place in recent years. Within the last three …

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Pallett supplier makes recycling pledge

Pallett supplier Goplasticpallets.com has pledged to recycle every plastic pallet and plastic box it supplies to customers. Currently 96% of the plastic pallets Goplasticpallets.com supplies are made from recycled materials. Just 4% are produced from virgin material which is recommended for ultra-hygienic environments, for instance some food and pharmaceutical products. …

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Hargreaves warms to Knauf top job

Knauf Insulation has announced that Neil Hargreaves, the company’s former finance director, has been appointed managing director. In his new role, Hargreaves will be responsible for strengthening the company’s leading position in the mineral wool insulation industry. He takes over from John Sinfield, who is leaving to pursue a new …

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Same old same old

Fiona Russell-Horne

 Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it. So, as of yesterday’s announcement, we won’t, in all probability, be seeing lettuces piled up at the Port of Dover because they don’t have the correct post-Brexit paperwork. Instead, we are told that – in the increasingly likely event of a …

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Tick, tock, tick, tock

Fiona Russell-Horne

These are the times that try men’s souls. The Summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country I know from experience that there is no inspiration like that born of a looming deadline. Maybe that is Teresa May’s current hope regarding …

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BMJ LEAGUE TABLES CORRECTION

In the 2019 edition of the BMJ League Tables, it incorrectly stated that Parker Building Supplies had left the NBG buying group. This is not the case, Parker Building Supplies are still members of NBG. BMJ would like to apologise to Parkers and NBG for the error. The corrected league …

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BMJ INDUSTRY AWARDS 2019: Enter by January 14

The deadline for entries for the 2019 BMJ Industry Awards is Monday 14 January. So all innovative brands, outstanding merchants and incredible individuals from across the builders’ merchants sector are encouraged to submit an entry and make sure they are in the running for a prestigious accolade at the 2019 BMJ Industry …

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Out of the frying pan?

Fiona Russell-Horne

Were such things here as we do speak about? Or have we eaten on the insane root That takes the reason prisoner How is it possible that we have made such a mess of things? Well I say “we” but of course what I mean is the government. And the …

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