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Catrin Jones
I'm the Assistant Editor of BMJ, feel free to contact me with any relevant news or stories.

Overton joins Stelrad brand specialist team

Guy Overton has joined the successful Stelrad Brand Specialists team, looking after the North East of England territory. Overton graduated from Newcastle College with a  Foundation Degree in Events Management in 2018 and in 2019 with a 2:1 in Business and Marketing. “I’m enjoying my work with Stelrad visiting the …

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Kilburn-based building and plumbing merchant raises awareness

MP Moran and Sons Ltd, has raised over £9,000 for The Gaucher’s Association by participating in a 60-mile bike ride from London to Cambridge. Operations director, Kevin Moran, along with colleagues from MP Moran and Sons’ five London-based branches, took to their saddles to raise vital funds for the charity …

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Combilift nominated in two 2020 IFOY Award catergories

For the second year in a row Combilift is a finalist in the IFOY Awards. The company is the only manufacturer to have two of its products nominated for a 2020 IFOY Award (International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year) which honours the best products and solutions of the …

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Markovitz rejoins the BMF

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), welcomes back Markovitz as their latest merchant member. From humble beginnings spanning back to The Great War era, the company was founded in the small Derbyshire village of Tideswell by Maurice Markovitz. Now with its CEO David Hopkins (Maurice’s great nephew) at the helm, Markovitz …

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The new year starts with a new home for Saniflo

As one of the most recognisable brands in the plumbing sector, Saniflo has been based in an office block in South Ruislip in South West London for more than 30 years with separate warehousing and showroom facilities in Bedford. Now, in time for a New Year start, the company has …

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Stuart Turner acquires Fluid Water Solutions

Water technology manufacturer Stuart Turner has bought Fluid Water Solutions (FWS). The Yorkshire-based manufacturer produce a wide range of water boosting products which will both compliment and support Stuart Turner’s existing Aquaboost range.  The company also has extensive experience supplying products to the domestic, commercial and industrial sectors. “FWS have …

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Introduction of the new Tool Angel service at Williams & Co

Tool theft was a huge topic for Tradespeople in 2019, with one insurer estimating that a third of tradespeople have had their tools stolen – plumbing, heating and ventilation contractors being the 4th most impacted trade. Williams & Co began to listen to what their customers had to say, and …

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Selco break through new landmark for Macmillan

A charity partnership involving one of the UK’s most prominent builders merchants and Macmillan Cancer Support is celebrating crashing through the £700,000 barrier. Staff, customers and suppliers of Selco Builders Warehouse have embarked on numerous fundraising projects for Macmillan since 2012. The sustained push to raise money has paid dividends …

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D.A.D offers free social media training day to independents

D.A.D is offering a free social media training day, geared towards supporting their independent customers grow their businesses online. The training day, which is on Tuesday 3 March at their head offices in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, will teach customers how to promote and maximise their presence on platforms including Facebook, Instagram, …

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Actis and STA respond to initial consultation on the government’s Future Homes Standard

The construction industry has just a few more weeks in which to respond to the government’s proposed revisions to Parts L and F of the Building Regulations – the first step towards its Future Homes Standard. And insulation specialist Actis has been working with the Structural Timber Association on the …

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