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How to offset lost income during the pandemic
27 May, 2020
Rodney Laws, Editor at Ecommerce Platforms, highlights the alternative revenue streams business can explore following the Cornoavirus
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Supporting customers through COVID-19
Linde Materials Handling explains what it is doing to help customers through COVID-19, including information on social distancing, truck maintenance and regulatory compliance
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How to be 'COVID-secure' while working in other people's homes
Andrew Sanderson and Elliott Kenton, experts in health and safety law at European law firm Fieldfisher, look at homes guidelines which apply to anyone performing work in other people's homes including employees, self-employed individuals and agency workers
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Managing a safe return to work
Security and safety specialist VPS UK highlights six measures every employer should be ready to adopt
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Effectively soundproofing your home through your windows
Quickslide explains why soundproofing the home through windows is a great choice for many homeowners as well as the materials that manufacturers can use to prevent noise pollution
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Working in dangerous working environments
Reece Safety highlights how to keep safe while using machinery during construction
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Keep heating systems safe with preventative maintenance
Andy Green, Technical Director at Baxi Heating, offers advice on how to protect the heating system through a building lockdown
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Starting a new role amidst the pandemic?
If the first week in your new role involves working remotely, SRS Recruitment Solutions offers some ways that will help you do just that.
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Only one third of trades think the industry has a good reputation
So, what does this mean in a turbulent market?
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Construction product manufacturers given clear blueprint for the future at NBS Industry Summit
The focus at the NBS Construction Product Leaders’ Summit was firmly on how digital construction information can revolutionise the sector by boosting building safety and improving overall quality.
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How small e-commerce businesses can improve their offer
Andy Bojko, MD of clothing retailer Hidepark, gives three simple tips to better online retail.
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Six tips to prepare for an unpredictable winter
Peter Fane, founding director of grounds maintenance specialists, Nurture Landscapes, offers his top six tips to ensure that construction sites remain safe and operational through the dark, winter months ahead.
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Climbing the proverbial ladder: how Bobtrade CEO Shneor Crombie hopes to transform the building supplies market
As procurement platform Bob Trade completes its beta testing and becomes ready to fully launch, we take a look at the company's unique roots and how its CEO, Shneor Crombie, set up the business.
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How to improve lighting safety
David Boultbee, Technical Consultant at Ultra LEDs, discusses how LEDs can help improve safety when lighting new buildings.
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Four things that can make your work van a target for theft
Your van is crucial to your livelihood as a builder or merchant, but with tool theft on the rise, it's important that you know how to protect your vehicle and the equipment inside.
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Seven advantages of sourcing materials from liquidators
Requirements to stay within the proposed budget means that project managers must spend money smartly to minimize costs. Jeson Pitt, from D&F Liquidators, explains why one of the best ways of doing that is by sourcing the construction materials from liquidators.
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The expanding decorating sector: How can merchants make the most of it?
Keeping up with today’s rapidly evolving decorating sector can be a real challenge for merchants.
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“The future is modular”
Wayne Oakes, Director at civil and structural engineering practice, Dice, explains why he thinks modular homes are the answer to the housing crisis.
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Is DIY dead?
Simon Fleet, Group Commercial Director at W.Howard Group, asks whether the golden age of DIY is over as younger homeowners prefer to call in the experts.
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Issues women face in the workplace
A new survey conducted by theknowledgeacademy.com has studied the way women feel in the workplace, with 69% of women saying they have been addressed in a less than professional way at work.


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