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UK building sector trade body sets out value of European relations for future success

20/11/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR One of the UK’s most influential trade associations has set out a blueprint to support industry connections with Europe over the next 12 months. The move comes as John Newcomb, CEO of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), completes one year in the elected role as President of UFEMAT, the European Association […]

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Kilburn director in careers advice spotlight

10/10/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR A Kilburn director is taking centre stage under a national campaign to raise awareness of career opportunities in the building materials sector. Bart Murphy, Operations Director of MP Moran Builders and Plumbers Merchants, which has its headquarters in Kilburn High Road, has been appointed an Industry Ambassador by trade body, the […]

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Data figures reveal Q2 sales slowing at UK builders’ merchants

27/08/2019 Changing weather patterns are being cited as a factor behind new figures from the BMF’s Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI), which report the first negative growth in sales through the industry since data collection began in 2014. In value terms, total merchant sales for the second quarter of 2019 were down -1.2 per cent […]

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Trade body advice sets out the building blocks to a successful career for school leavers

27/06/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR A national trade body is signposting school leavers in the Midlands to a career with a bright future in the building materials industry. The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has launched a new website to showcase the wide range of roles and opportunities the sector has to offer. Although often under the […]

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Notts MP sees the opportunities for a low carbon future in city homes

04/06/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR MP for Nottingham South Lilian Greenwood saw first-hand how the building materials industry can play a key role in delivering a low carbon future for the city. Ms Greenwood discussed how modern advances in home heating products can deliver significant improvement to air quality and energy use across the region during […]

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BMF puts the building materials industry in the national spotlight

30/04/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is championing the value and significance of the building materials industry in a new regional and national approach. Ashbourne-based trade association specialist Shepherd PR has been appointed by the Federation to promote and amplify BMF’s key strategic goals nationwide. Activity will include a focus on the […]