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BMF CEO wins Leader of the Year Award

John Newcomb, CEO of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), has won the prestigious Leadership Award at the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards 2019. Presenting the Leadership Award, Linda Cavender, Chief Executive of TAF said “John has developed a highly capable team to serve the interests of the BMF’s …

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City Plumbing scoops Fleet Van Operator Award

On Wednesday 3rd July, City Plumbing and PTS, part of the Plumbing and Heating Division of Travis Perkins based in Northampton, won the Fleet Van Operator of The Year award at the prestigious 2019 Motor Transport Awards, held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. The ceremony was hosted by TV presenter …

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Ibstock Brick awards Apprentice of the Year title

Ibstock Brick has celebrated the achievements of its apprentices through its annual Apprentice of the Year Award. And for the first time, it was decided to present the award to two outstanding apprentices: Jonathan Hackett and Phillip Atherton. Eight candidates were shortlisted from the UK’s largest brick manufacturer’s apprenticeship programme, …

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Ibstock Brick shortlisted for Most Inspiring Apprenticeship Programme award

The leading brick manufacturer, part of Ibstock plc, has been named as a finalist in the Most Inspiring Apprenticeship Programme category. Ibstock Brick offers two engineering apprenticeship programmes, both four years in duration; Advanced Mechanical Engineering and Advanced Electrical Engineering. There are currently 35 apprentices within the business, ranging from …

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Ibstock Brick Wins  Award for its Commitment to Sustainability

Ibstock Brick has been announced as a winner in the category of Most Ethical / Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year at the 2019 at the Made in the Midlands Awards. The awards, coordinated by leading business publisher, INSIDER Media, took place in Birmingham on May 2nd 2019. They celebrate excellence …

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Just 7 days to success for BMI roofing apprentices of the Year

With just over a week to go until this year’s BMI Apprentice of the Year competition closes , there’s still time for aspirational and ambitious roofing apprentices to enter the competition. May 3rd 2019 is the closing date and all those recognised as an apprentice by their employer, or those …

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Cable Innovator Takes Queen’s Award

Independent cable technology company Tratos has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The global company, which manufactures in Britain and Italy and sells to around 52 countries, received the accolade for innovation from the UK’s leading award for business. The company has invested heavily in new plant, equipment and test …

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19 year-old crowned national Apprentice of the Year

A 19-year-old woman working at the Hinckley branch of the plumbing and heating supplier Pochin has won a prestigious new award. Gina Bennett, who lives in Hinckley, was nominated by the Builders’ Merchants Federation (BMF) as the winner of the Trade Supplier Apprentice of the Year award. Bennett, who arrived …

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Wilo named Pump Manufacturer of the Year

Wilo has been named manufacturer of the year in the Pump Industry Awards 2019, held at the Heythrop Park Resort, Oxfordshire. The 2019 Awards event was hosted by TV and Radio’s Penny Smith, the current presenter of Weekend Breakfast on Talkradio. It’s a prestigious award last won by the company …

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College Tutor Gains First-of-its-Kind Roofing Award

A Leeds roofing tutor has been awarded an ‘Excellence in Teaching’ medal from the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers, the first time the accolade has ever been presented. Chris Messenger, a lecturer in roof slating and tiling at Leeds College of Building, was invited to the prestigious annual Craft Awards at Trinity House to …

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