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Fiona Russell-Horne

Fiona Russell-Horne
Editor-in-Chief across the BMJ portfolio.

BMJ Industry Awards: ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED

We understand that the start of the New Year is a busy time for everyone, that’s why the BMJ Industry Awards team is giving you a couple of extra weeks to ‘dot the Is’ and ‘cross the Ts’ of your submission into the 2020 scheme! So, whether you’re a trend-setting …

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Richard Burbidge relocates head office

Leading stair parts decking accessories and decorative mouldings supplier Richard Burbidge, has relocated its head office to Chirk, North Wales, joining the company’s existing onsite manufacturing and distribution facility. The move will improve both the service and quality of products by having all staff in one location, unifying working relationships …

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TG launches Bridgnorth bathroom and kitchen showroom

Shropshire builders merchant Tudor Griffiths Group has created the TG Dreams Kitchens and Bathrooms showroom at its branch in Bridgenorth, which covers 300 sq m over two floors, and has six full-sized kitchen displays and ten full-sized bathroom displays inside. The branch on the six-acre site at Chartwell Park is …

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Bradfords flies high for safety standards

Builders merchant Bradfords Building Supplies kick-started its 250th year with a visit to the Royal Navy’s Flight Safety Centre at RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset to get an insight into the aviation industry’s safety culture. Bradfords aims to put safety at the forefront through 2020. Hosted on the day by the …

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Travis Perkins offloads Primaflow F & P division

Travis Perkins plc, the UK’s largest merchanting group announced this morning (January 13th) that it has sold its plumbing and heating distribution business, Primaflow F & P, to Newbury Investments (UK) Ltd, a specialist distribution group. In December 2018, Travis Perkins announced a strategy to simplify and focus on its …

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Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose

Fiona Russell-Horne

And I still find it so hard, To say what I need to say But I’m quite sure that you’ll tell me Just how I should feel today It’s one of those facts beloved of newspaper journalists, desperate for something to write about post-Christmas and New Year, that January is …

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Breedon snaps up slice of Cemex UK operations

Construction company Breedon has bought a slice of  the aggregate operations of global materials giant Cemex for £155m cash and liabilities of £23m. The sale consists of 49 ready-mix plants, 28 aggregate quarries, four depots, one cement terminal, 14 asphalt plants, and four concrete products operations, grouped across six divisions …

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Great expectations

Fiona Russell-Horne

Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things. Hands up who had 72 seats in the general election overall majority sweepstake? Nope, me neither. Many people thought we were heading, last Thursday for another hung Parliament. Others – me included – …

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Small is beautiful

Fiona Russell-Horne

The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is only too short, and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness. It’s cold, chucking it down outside and the neighbour’s tree surgeons have been making a racket …

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The data game

Fiona Russell-Horne

It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has the data Growing up in the 1970s, this is the time of year when I would grab hold of the Argos catalogue and scour through the toy section, turning down the pages when I found yet another item that I …

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