Elizabeth Jordan

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Bushboard Supports Job-seeking Veterans

Veterans join Bushboard in military recruitment drive

Worktop and bathroom panel manufacturer Bushboard has recruited ex-military personnel for several key roles within the company. “We used an agency that specialises in ex-military job seekers,” said Lindy Tegg, HR manager. “We find that ex forces people are committed, hardworking, self-motivated and happy to take a high level of …

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WMI Simpsons Ltd help The IPG Orbit the Moon!

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In honour of The IPG’s partnered charity, Missing People #findeverychild, The IPG’s quest, through the help of their members, was to collectively cycle the circumference of the moon – an impressive 10,921km! –  to raise funds to help the cause in bringing missing children home to their families or to …

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Bond It adds to Drive Alive Range

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With the launch of Bond It’s new 3 in 1 Wood Treatment in to their Drive Alive Range of products, you certainly won’t be bothered by woodworm or termites. A ready to use, 3 in 1 micro-emulsion universal wood preserver that kills active woodworm and termites, 3 in 1 Wood …

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Howarth Timber & Building Supplies cooks up a celebrity brand ambassador

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Howarth Timber & Building Supplies, has partnered with chef and TV presenter, Peter Sidwell on a collection of seasonal recipes. Developed exclusively for their website, each month will focus on seasonality as well as key events in the calendar such as alfresco dining for summer months and comforting creations or …

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The BMF Congratulate New Housing Minister

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Reacting to the news that the Rt Hon Esther McVey MP has been appointed as the new Minister for Housing, John Newcomb, Chief Executive of the Builders Merchants’ Federation, said “I congratulate Esther McVey on taking up her new role at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in …

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Superglass’ Vibrant new Glass Wool Product Packaging

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  Insulation manufacturer Superglass has revealed vibrant new packaging for its range of glass wool products. The eye-catching, colour-coded new packaging will be hitting the shelves of builders’ merchants from mid-July. Commenting on the change, Bob Dalrymple, head of marketing at Superglass, said: “One look at the new Superglass packs, …

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Chatsworth reveals new website

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Chatsworth Group Ltd have launched their new website, dedicated to the Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete (GRC) Cladding arm of the business. The website has been specifically designed with the customer’s needs in mind and is a continuation of their aim to be recognised as a specialist GRC brand with excellent customer …

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Merchants grow wiser with Arbor Forest Training

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Staff from Building and Plumbing Supplies, Chandlers Building Supplies and EH Smith have all recently completed the training programme provided by Arbor Forest Products, and the merchants are now reaping the benefits of their staff’s increased knowledge and confidence with timber. EH Smith has sent a total of 50 members …

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Welsh builders’ merchants continues rapid UK expansion


Since acquiring the former Audley Builders Merchants in November, Huws Gray has made significant investment in refurbishing the site, including a new yard, improved layout and a wide range of product lines. The 2,800 square foot building, near Stoke, employs nine staff and forms part of a vast expansion by …

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Resapol supports Royal Marines in Ocean Plastic Battle

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The UK’s leading supplier of chemicals for the building industry has lent its support for a team of Royal Marines Commandos in their daring bid to row across the Atlantic. Their support for the row is part of the businesses’ ongoing commitment to sustainability which has seen them reduce the …

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