Tag Archives: covid

Jan Rijnen takes over from Karen Boswell OBE at Baxi

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Baxi has announced that Karen Boswell OBE is to leave Baxi Heating UK and Ireland at the end of November, after three years as the company’s managing director – Jan Rijnen will take over the reigns. Rijnen, former CEO of insulation specialist De Isolatieshop B.V., will replace Boswell. Prior to …

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Actis helps RAAC affected schools

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Actis has announced it is teaming up with a specialist in carbon neutral modular buildings to offer a free classroom repair to one of the hundreds of schools affected by the RAAC crisis. BGR group managing director, Richard Burns, said he hopes the winning school will be able to reduce …

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SBS has opened its Dundee branch

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SBS opens its 35,000 sq ft unit in Dundee, located within Claverhouse Industrial Park on Charles Bowman Avenue. The Dundee brand is due to open in Q2 2023 and it follows on from the opening of the merchant’s Glasgow branch in 2020. SBS regional manager, Iain Mills, said: “Having two …

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Should he stay or should he go?

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What’s gone, and what’s past help, Should be past grief. The trouble with there being so very many things to get angry about is often that you don’t know where to begin and so your anger gets dissipated. I’m rather afraid of this happening right now. I wrote quite a …

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Because Covid

The computer says no There are great many things wrong with this pandemic and what it has done to us. The horrifyingly high death ratefor starters. In fact, let’s just take a minute to look at that death rate. As I write, it has just been announced that it has …

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Covid-19 lockdown closes merchant branches

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  The Prime Minister’s announcement last night, that the UK would severely restrict the reason for people to be outside their homes, was the catalyst for a number of merchant companies deciding to close their doors temporarily. Last week independent merchant Covers announced that it would only be dealing with …

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