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NMBS achieves apprenticeship milestone

Joshua Purcell Silverton apprentice

NMBS has achieved its target to recruit 60 apprentices in its 60th Anniversary year – and is now set on reaching 100 new recruits by February 2024. The apprentices are studying at NMBS members including Gardner and Scardifield Ltd, YARD Direct and Silverton Builders Merchants Ltd, as well as other …

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Kerridge Commercial Systems supports BMF Apprenticeship Pledge

BMF apprentice pledge 1

Kerridge Commercial Systems announces it is supporting the Builders Merchants Federation’s Apprenticeship Pledge, and have committed to take on 70 apprentices. The BMF started the pledge to help take control of the skills gap in the building materials industry and stated they want to achieve 15,000 apprentices by 2030. “We …

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MP Moran and Sons support next generation in builders merchants

Bart BMF

London based building and plumbing merchants, MP Moran and Sons Ltd, is pledging its support for the next generation of professionals within the building materials industry to bridge the ever-widening skills gap. As part of a national campaign to raise awareness of career opportunities, Bart Murphy, operations director for MP …

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