Archive | January, 2021

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Supply issues impacting on construction sector

27/01/2021 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR A shortage of construction products including roofing materials and timber is starting to impact on the building industry, according to a leading industry trade body. The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) – whose members represent a £38 billion slice of the construction industry supply chain – has received reports of August availability […]


Challenge in the short term, but hopes of swift recovery

26/01/2021 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR The British Furniture Manufacturers’ latest Economic Review outlines the impact of a third COVID-19 lockdown and the challenges posed by Brexit – but pinpoints indications of a speedy recovery in the spring. Managing Director of the BFM, Nick Garratt, examined figures released by the Bank of England and the Office of […]


Trade body advice on protecting properties from flooding

25/01/2021 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR A national trade body is advising property owners on steps that can be taken to minimise flood damage to homes and businesses. The Property Care Association (PCA) is directing householders to its free online flood protection guide, to give an insight into some of the steps that can be taken to […]