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BMF Conference focuses on leadership and performance

Builders merchants trade association, the Builders Merchants Federation has announced that Nicky Moffat CBE, who was Britain’s highest ranking female Army officer, will speak at its All Industry Conference in November. Moffat’s expertise and insights as a leader are drawn from roles as a recruitment training commander, training regiment commander …

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Never give up

Fiona Russell-Horne

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield   A picture tells a thousand words, and some things are worth fighting for. Beijing 2008 age 14 London 2012 🥉 Rio 2016 🥉 TOKYO 2020 🥇age 27 Fiona Russell Horne is away

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Supplies affected by Pingdemic isolation calls

Builders merchants trade association the Builders Merchants Federtion is among the consruction indusry groups warning that supply chain shortages are being exacerbated by the NHS Covid app ‘pingdemic’. The latest problems were highlighted in a statement from the  Construction Leadership Council’s Product Availability working group. Its update warned that “labour …

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Keylite connects roof windows with smart technology

Roof window manufacturer, Keylite Roof Windows, has launched its new range of smart roof windows, blinds* and technology, allowing homeowners to control daylight and ventilation in their home via smart devices. With the keyliteConnect® app and keyliteConnect® hub, homeowners are able to monitor and engage with their smart app-enabled Electric …

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NFRC suspends BLM British Lead

The National Federation of Roofing Contractors has formally suspended HJ Enthoven Limited (trading as BLM British Lead) as a Supplier Member for one year, for breaching the competition clause of the NFRC’s Code of Practice. This follows the decision of the Competition and Markets Authority to fine BLM British Lead …

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National Timber Group goes live with best-in-class eCommerce

The UK’s largest independent timber group, which has 55 sites, has gone live with an award-winning eCommerce solution within 16 weeks after signing a contract on Christmas Eve at 4pm. The site, which trades under the new unified brand, Timberworld, went live with the eCommonSense platform on Thursday April 15 …

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Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland commits to greener car fleet

To support its net-zero carbon commitment and its purpose of Making the World a Better Home, building materials supplier Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland is aiming to move its entire 3,000-strong car fleet to electric & hybrid vehicles by the end of 2023. The company has taken delivery of 100 new Volkswagen …

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BMF calls up the SAS for Members Day Conference

 Ollie Ollerton, one of the first former members of the UK Special Forces to talk about their experiences and turn them into a positive force for good, will be the headline speaker at the BMF Members’ Day Conference on 23 September 2021, which takes the theme “Reshape, Renew, Rebuild.” Ollerton, one …

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