Date archive forMarch, 2016
By Editor On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Two thirds of electricians want their children to take up the trade

Amid crippling university fees and a sluggish graduate employment market, new research1 by Newey & Eyre reveals that the many of today’s electrical contractors would rather their children take up the trade More...

By Editor On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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Legal & General to create 400+ jobs in Leeds with launch of modular housing business

Legal & General Capital (LGC) has announced the launch of its modular housing business, Legal & General Homes, which will seek to modernise the home building industry by providing modern, precision engineered More...

By Editor On Thursday, March 24th, 2016
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Growth in the UK garden buildings market

The market for ‘domestic garden buildings and structures’ is estimated to have grown by around 3.5% in 2015. Following a relatively flat period in 2010 to 2013, growth accelerated in 2014 and continued to More...

By Editor On Thursday, March 24th, 2016
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Builders’ merchant Jewson has named Carley Doolan as the winner of its Young Tradesperson of the Year competition. The judges commented that Carley, aged 27, from Newcastle, is a hugely talented and focussed More...

By Editor On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Social housing project gets modern look with Kestrel

A housing project in the Midlands has been given a modern look with black grain fascia boards and soffits from Kestrel. The social housing development in Walsall, by Accord Group, comprised 40 new homes in phase More...

By Editor On Monday, March 21st, 2016
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Wickes plans to invest in social housing sector following success of decorating card

The success of the Wickes Decorating Card has prompted Wickes for Business to invest in expanding its activities in the social housing sector. The Wickes Decorating Card has already been taken up by more than 10 More...

By Editor On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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Robertson hands over first new council homes in Dufftown for a generation

Old Mart Road, Dufftown new home handover to Louise Clark, with Derek Masson (Robertson) Kevin Donaldson (Robertson), Cllr George Alexander and local councillor Fiona Murdoch. A leading-edge construction firm today More...

By Editor On Monday, March 7th, 2016
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Eurocell offers labour-saving alternative to timber fencing

Composite Fencing from Eurocell – the UK’s leading supplier of building plastics – provides an attractive, environmentally friendly a maintenance-free alternative to timber fencing. Manufactured from Wood-Grain, More...

By Editor On Monday, March 7th, 2016
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Mira Magni-flo™ raises the bar for ultimate customer satisfaction

Research into consumers’ showering demands reveal time and time again that their number one priority is performance! To ensure that a powerful showering experience is available to all, regardless of system, Mira More...

By Editor On Monday, March 7th, 2016
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Architects and developers unveil a new kind of home for the 21st century in Manchester

Offering customers bespoke, architect-designed homes along the canal in New Islington, Manchester, the development gives buyers the power to choose the layout of their home. The first 43 hoUSes adopt a traditional More...