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Beat the heat and keep warehouse staff cool this summer
9 August, 2022
Justin Moats, Product Strategist at Evotix, a leader in EHS software solutions, offers advice on how to beat the heat this summer and keep warehouse staff cool during the warmer months.
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A challenging environment
Tom Reynolds, CEO of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association, believes administrative burdens are mounting up around the Environmental, Social and Governance agenda.
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Managing the millennial workforce in construction
Tristan Alden, Head of Sales EMEA at Evotix, a leader in EHS software solutions, offers insight to businesses on how to manage the millennial workforce in the construction industry.
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Wellbeing advice for Men’s Health Week
The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is supporting Men’s Health Week (12 to 19 June) by raising awareness of all the resources they have to support our men in construction.
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Make an entrance with Howdens
Tori Summers, Director of Design & Innovation, highlights the most important things tradespeople should consider when creating a new hallway space for customers.
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Apprenticeships are central to filling skills shortage in timber industry
Member of Scottish Parliament Kate Forbes paid a visit to the BSW Timber sawmill in Fort William to mark Scottish Apprenticeship Week and learn about skill shortages in the industry.
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Location, Location, Insulation?
Research carried out by the Home Builders Federation to mark New Homes Week 2022 has revealed the extent to which energy efficiency is now guiding the way Brits are now making home-moving decisions.
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What is next for joinery manufacturing?
Timbersource Managing Director, Stuart Kemp, highlights the key challenges faced by joinery manufacturing in 2022.
Insulation and heat pumps a priority for national security, says ECIU image
Insulation and heat pumps a priority for national security, says ECIU
Better energy efficiency and a move to renewables are simple steps that could have a major impact in reducing the UK's exposure to volatile gas prices, and dependence on foreign gas, says the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit.
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Keylite's new Marketing Manager talks about International Women's Day
Orlagh Bibby, the newly appointed Marketing Manager for Keylite Roof Windows, talks about women in the construction industry.
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International Women's Day at Bradfords Building Supplies
As International Women’s Day 2022 was celebrated around the world, Bradfords Building Supplies profiles three of the many inspirational women who play pivotal roles within the business
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Local UK supply helps Pland Stainless post positive growth
Steve Duree, MD of Pland Stainless, highlights the numerous benefits of UK supply at present, and asks why more buyers are not relooking at their supply chains to consider buying local from a sustainability, speed of stock and aftersales point of view.
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Calls to boost insulation of UK homes
A growing number of voices are calling for the government to do more to insulate the UK housing stock in the fights against climate change and the rising cost of living.
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Building the construction industry’s largest apprenticeship programme
Travis Perkins plc is the largest provider of apprenticeships in the construction sector with over 1,100 apprentices currently working in the business.
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Bridging the gap for sustainability through technology
Jon Roberts, Senior Sales Manager at OrderWise, explores the role technology plays in supporting merchants to stay at the forefront of sustainable manufacturing practices.
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Early honest conversations are best solution for materials supply issues
Consultant Ingleton Wood and contractor Horizon Construction are calling for greater transparency over timescales and costs.
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Simple tips to help reduce energy usage and costs
To keep you warm through a chilly January, Worcester Bosch has created a list of speedy tips to help homeowners save energy and money.
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GROHE reveals 2022 kitchen and bathroom trends
Patrick Speck, Leader LIXIL Global Design (parent of the GROHE brand) shares insights straight from the design studio that will emerge in 2022.
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How builders' merchants can build loyalty
Louise Findlay-Wilson, Founder and Managing Director at Energy PR, explains how customer loyalty can be incredibly valuable commercially.
Builders' merchants urged to invest in skills and digital in 2022  image
Builders' merchants urged to invest in skills and digital in 2022
The findings have been published in a new report, Builders Merchants Share Top Predictions for 2022 by ECI, a software specialist for building trade suppliers.


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