We’ve recently received some fantastic news from the Institute of Builders Merchants (IoBM). As an accreditor of educational qualifications and professional standards, the institute has certified our Management Trainee Scheme, a two year programme aimed at supporting talented individuals to achieve management roles within Jewson.
It’s always nice to receive recognition for hard work which is why we’re pleased to announce that Jewson is a winner in the 2015 Build It Awards!
Some say the Webb Ellis trophy is Rugby’s biggest prize, but we disagree. To celebrate the Rugby World Cup, we’ve created the biggest cup in Rugby, literally.
Earlier this year, the Government’s Communities Secretary, Greg Clark, launched a new £26 million fund aimed at encouraging the development of new homes for first-time buyers. The money will be used to identify and buy brownfield sites on which to develop properties.
In 2012, we launched our first fully transactional eCommerce website, Jewson Tools. We’ve significantly expanded this over the last 12 months so we’re excited to announce that it’s been shortlisted as a finalist in the eCommerce Awards for Excellence in the Best B2B eCommerce category.
At 75 years old, avid cyclist and Team Jewson MI Racing boss, Mick Ives, carries the title of the Oldest Racer. Mick’s bike wheels haven’t stopped turning since the Autumn of 1956, and he’s had more national titles in multiple disciplines than anyone else in the country.
As part of our sponsorship of the ISUZU rally team, we were able to take part in a D-MAXperience day. Take a look at some of the exciting activities that we got up to, including off-roading, trailer maneuvering, a ride with the rally team and even a bit of archery! Read full article »
Earlier this year, we launched our Building Better Communities campaign giving communities the chance to nominate local projects to win a share of £100,000. The winner, awarded the £50,000 ultimate prize, was the Penlee Lifeboat Station.
We recently came across a Buzzfeed article of faces builders would recognise, and we couldn’t help but relate to it.
Working in the construction sector, we all know there is nothing more frustrating than getting a call from a difficult customer or receiving a last minute job on Friday afternoon.