Skin cancer (malignant melanoma) is the fifth most common cancer in the UK [i]. With diagnosis rates rising faster than any of the current top ten cancers in the UK [ii], men, particularly those who work outdoors like builders and construction workers are at even greater risk of developing the disease.
Grand Designs Live, the UKs top contemporary home show, returns to ExCeL London from 2-10 May 2015. Presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, and based on the hugely popular Channel 4 series, the show offers visitors a unique opportunity to see all the latest trends. With areas dedicated to interiors, technology, kitchens, bathrooms, build and gardens, there’s something for every room in your home.
At Jewson, we know that time is precious. We also recognise the unique requirements and tastes of our customers. Our new online door builder allows you to create and visualise a premium external door that is custom-designed to your specification – all from the comfort of your own home
Nominations for our Building Better Communities campaign have now closed, and we can reveal the shortlist of projects in with a chance of winning a share of the £100,000 prize fund.
At Jewson, we like to acknowledge the outstanding work of people in the trade. That’s why we’ve launched a ‘Share Your Graft’ competition, where your handiwork can be shared, rewarded and admired by those who understand just what goes into what you do.
Natwest CricketForce 2015 is taking place on the 27th – 29th March. If you’re not sure what it’s all about, well, it’s a fantastic opportunity for cricket clubs from all over the UK to rejuvenate their club facilities ahead of the new season.
We have some great news! Our free to attend Pro Build Tour has been such a hit that we’ve decided to add new dates. For all trade professionals and apprentice builders read on to find out the new dates.
As part of National Apprentice Week 2015, we’re catching up with our very own Amy Edwards who has just completed her Customer Service NVQ at the Jewson Loughborough branch. Read on to hear from Amy about her experience as an apprentice and what she thinks about working in the world of construction.
Did you know that construction is the largest industry in the UK? With over 2.2 million people already working in the sector. However there’s still a huge demand for new recruits with lots of career opportunities.