The number of apprentices coming in to the construction industry has dipped over the last few years and employers have struggled to keep up with surge in demand – driven mainly by the sharp increase in output in the private housing market. Read full article »
Those of you that keep a close eye on our blog will know that we’ve been voted a Business Superbrand for 2014. To do this we had to demonstrate our capabilities in a number of key areas. The first was ‘reliability’ and here we explain this in a little more detail.
With mortgage lenders and banks approving mortgages at their highest levels in five years, along with schemes such as Help to Buy Equity Loans, Shared Ownership and Mortgage Guarantees, the UK’s housing market finally looks to be on the up. Read full article »
CityCross is known for its demanding and exhilarating routes and the Morvélo CityCross 2, was no exception. Our local Halifax branch, donated 12 tonnes of sand to be used to create sand traps around the course, adding an extra dimension to the race. Combining mud, steps, ramps, smoke, and even bridges, the competing cyclocross and mountain bikers were thrown into the ultimate urban battle!
The construction industry has been through some tough times in recent years. Hit hard by the recession, builders and developers have had to contend with difficult markets and a drop in work. Read full article »
We are delighted to have been appointed by Persimmon Homes to supply all of their sites with high quality chipboard flooring. Read full article »
If you regularly hire skips on behalf of your customers you should be aware that Landfill Tax is increasing by £8.00 to £72.00 per tonne from midnight on the 31st March 2013. Plus, this rate is expected to increase to £80.00 per tonne in 2014!
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been selected as a finalist in the Sustainable Company of the Year category for the 2013 Construction News Awards. Read full article »
We’re delighted to say that Cairn Housing Association has appointed Jewson as its preferred supplier in the Highlands. Read full article »