Monthly Archives: June 2015

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Should Have Called In The Professionals…

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Community | Posted on 26-06-2015

According to a recent survey by Towergate Insurance, more than a quarter of people in the UK (28 per cent) are using YouTube for DIY tutorials. Of these YouTubers, more than one in five (22 per cent) end up calling in the experts to fix the disaster – with each of these jobs reportedly costing the DIYer £5,000 to repair.

We’ve searched high and low for the best (or worst) DIY disasters and here are some of our favourites.

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Businesses Back WWF-UK’S Call For Low-carbon Britain

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Industry News, Sustainability | Posted on 24-06-2015

We are one of 80 top UK businesses, co-ordinated by WWF-UK, asking the Prime Minister to build a low-carbon economy.

In an open letter to the Prime Minister published in the Financial Times early this month, we call on the government to take action to combat climate change. WWF-UK is leading calls for a new approach to governance that places low-carbon growth and the responsible management of natural capital at the heart of economic policy.

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Jewson, just the job for Street League!

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Careers | Posted on 08-06-2015

We’ve recently teamed up with Street League, the national charity which uses football to tackle youth unemployment. We’ve pledged to support the charity by providing work placements for up to 100 young people from Street League Academies across Scotland over the next 12 months. The partnership was officially launched at an event in Glasgow on Friday.

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