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Chief Economist to speak at BMF Annual Conference

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The Builders Merchant Federation announces that James Sproule, chief economist of Handelsbanken UK, has been confirmed to speak at the BMF Members’ Annual Conference on 21 September. Sproule is an adviser to a wide range of the bank’s clients, as well as being an integral part of the bank’s broader …

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BMF announces its Young Achiever and Marketing Awards shortlist

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The Builders Merchants Federation has announced its shortlists for its 10th annual Young Achiever Awards, and for a new award for Marketing Excellence – the winners will be announced at its BMF Annual Conference and Awards dinner on September 21. The BMF Young Achiever Awards are open to anyone under …

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Mark Foster to host 2023 BMF Members Conference and Awards

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The BMF has announced that Mark Foster, one of the UK’s most successful swimmers, has been announced as its host of its 2023 BMF Members’ Conference and Awards on September 21. Foster won 47 major international titles, competed in five Olympic games and broke eight world records, he is also …

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BMF announces ‘Bionic woman’ will speak at its conference

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The BMF has announced that Claire Lomas the “bionic woman”, made headlines worldwide as the first paralysed person to walk the 2012 London Marathon, will be the keynote speaker at its conference which takes place on September 21. In 2007, Lomas’ life changed overnight following a horse-riding accident that left …

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Chris Pratt makes final stages of Transport Manager of the Year award


EPD Insulation Group has announced that its Transport Manager, Chris Pratt, is in the running as one of the last five National finalists for the Transport Manager of the Year 2023 award. In 2022, UK Logistics representing logistics businesses which are vital to keeping the UK trading, started the Transport …

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Band of Builders win two awards at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

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Band of Builders has helped construct the award winning “Constructing Minds” garden, it won two awards and incorporates materials found at construction sites. The garden went on show at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, in July, where it was awarded the Best Show Garden and an RHS Silver Gilt …

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Alloway Timber picks up Prestige merchant award

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Independent south-London and Surrey family-run builders and timber merchant Alloway Timber & Builders Merchants has won the Building Merchants of the Year award for London/South East 2023/2024, as part of the Prestige Awards. Corporate Livewire Prestige Awards recognise small and medium-sized businesses that have proven to be the best in their …

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Forest Garden awarded a King’s Award for Enterprise

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Forest Garden, the UK’s leading manufacturer of wooden garden products, have been honoured with the first ever King’s Award for Enterprise – for Innovation. The highest and most prestigious award possible for UK businesses. Forest Garden received the honour in recognition of a world-leading fully automated manufacturing process they created …

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Norgrove wins best building supplies West Midlands accolade

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Independent builders merchant Norgrove Building Supplies has been named the ‘Best Building Materials Supplier’ in the West Midlands in the 2020 Midlands Enterprise Awards. Norgrove director, Jack Norgrove, said: “It’s great to be presented this award, as there’s a lot of builders merchants in the West Midlands, but since we …

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Superglass takes top Scottish engineering award

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Leading insulation manufacturer Superglass has today (October 1 2020) been named Company of the Year by Scottish Engineering, recognising the company’s excellence in areas such as innovation and investment. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the traditional Awards Dinner couldn’t take place, but Scottish Engineering Chief Executive Paul Sheerin visited the …

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