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Wolseley launched installer competition

Plumbing and heating installers could win a share of £25,000 in cash, thanks to a new competition launched by plumber and heating specialist merchant  Wolseley   Running from 1st September to 31st October 2020, installers simply need to spend £100 ex VAT in a single transaction in branch or online to be …

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CMA investigates housebuilders for unfair practices

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into four national housebuilding firms, into whether they may have broken consumer protection laws and treated leasehold homeowners unfairly. The CMA has launched enforcement cases against Barratt Developments, Countryside Properties, Persimmon Homes and Taylor Wimpey. The CMA’s action relates to …

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Lead suppliers admit anti-competition arrangements

Two of the UK’s largest suppliers of rolled lead have admitted to taking part in anti-competitive arrangements and could face fines of more than £11 million. An investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation found that Associated Lead Mills Ltd and H.J Enthoven Ltd (trading as BLM British …

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Robert Price Builders’ Merchants donates books and art supplies to schools

Two primary schools in South Wales have received a hamper of supplies for the new year after winning a Christmas competition with Robert Price Builders’ Merchants. Mount Street Infant School and Llanbedr Church in Wales School in Powys were chosen as the competition winners after submitting their festively heart-warming stories …

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Aggregate Industries issues final call to enter world’s most prestigious green build competition

As climate change continues to put sustainable construction at the top of the industry’s agenda, Aggregate Industries is issuing one last call to UK visionaries of sustainable design to submit their entries to the LafargeHolcim Awards. Giving winners the chance to share a sizable $2m pot of prize money, entries …

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Hot social media competition for heating and plumbing apprentices

Wolseley and Ideal Boilers have launched a social media competition designed to give heating and plumbing apprentices a boost as they embark on their careers. With a prize package up for grabs every month until the end of December, the lucky winners will receive a full set of Axinite workwear, …

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Merchant crowns the dirtiest van in the nation

Selco Builders Warehouse launched a nationwide search to find the filthiest trade vehicle on the road. The campaign was backed by Ruddy Muddy, a unique artist who makes incredible pieces of temporary art out of mud on vehicles. Selco was inundated with entries, from plumbers’ cars caked in mud to …

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Dulux Academy brings back their Wallpaper challenge

In celebration of International Wallpaper Week (7th-13th October), Dulux Academy is calling on decorators with design flair and a keen eye for detail to create their very own wallpaper before putting their application skills to the test. Running for the third consecutive year, the Dulux Academy Design and Decorate Challenge …

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Worcester Bosch hunt a Beautiful Beast

As part of the Greenstar 8000’s #BeautifulBeast marketing campaign, Worcester Bosch today announced a new #BeastOfTheMonth social media competition, which gives installers the chance to showcase their best Greenstar 8000 Lifestyle installations. At the end of each month, all valid entries will be put to a vote across Worcester Bosch’s trade social media channels for installers to …

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Hospice wins Selco Stars Contest

Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice beat off stiff competition from 11 other finalists to win a public vote and be crowned champion in the Selco Stars contest. Carine Jessamine, marketing director at Selco, said: “The Selco Stars campaign has been hugely successful with hundreds of applications and more than 6,000 …

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