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A Greener Spring

Last September, Tarmac's Cement business opened its new state of the art cement packing facility at Tunstead near Buxton (home of the iconic Opera House, the Devonshire Hospital, and other architectural gems), building on its capability to produce cement packed in plastic sacks or plastic tubs at the works. This was also combined with improved…

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(No) Exit

So here we are then. About to Brexit. Nine months or so since the UK populace took to the polls and the Leavers squeezed past the Remainers, the House of Lords have passed the Government’s Brexit Bill.

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Spring back, Autumn forward

What can we expect from Phillip Hammond’s first Budget today? He’s already talked about the wodge that is coming the way of the education sector (the words ocean and drop spring to mind) and we’ve heard about the new T-level qualifications to try and stop people thinking of technical or vocational qualifications as somehow ‘less…

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Is the message getting through?

Sometimes if you bang on about something enough times, people start to listen to you. Listening and acting upon that information are two very different things however as this industry has discovered over the years.

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A helping hand?

What a surprise. The most expensive place in the country to buy a property is the also the place where the Government’s Help to Buy has helped the fewest people.

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Not the Nine O Clock News

It may be a reaction to the barrage of news/not news that’s coming through at the moment but I’m finding myself feeling slightly nostalgic for the days when Twitter was chock full of pictures of what people ate for lunch and how long they’d been stuck in a queue at Sainsburys.

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