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Job Alert: Video Creative

16/01/2020 We are looking to recruit a Video Creative to boost the digital and social side of our business. Shepherd PR is a long-established PR, video and social media company, operating from a modern office on the edge of the Peak District. We are looking for a creative person brimming with ideas to make their […]


Appeal to business community to change children’s lives in 2020

16/01/2020 A charity that transforms young people’s lives across Stoke-on-Trent is urging the city’s business community to help support its activities for 2020. The Hubb is issuing a New Year’s appeal to organisations to back its flagship project, ‘Ay Up Duck.’ Launched in February 2019, the project has gone from strength-to-strength across the city, making […]

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Stoke signage company points the way to growth with Michelin Development

08/01/2020 A Stoke-on-Trent signage company specialising in fleet and vehicle livery is conquering new markets and creating jobs following a £50,000 cash injection from Michelin Development. Dresden-based A2B Signs and Graphics is investing in state-of-the-art technology to reach new customers in the UK and overseas. The money, which has been match funded by a grant […]

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New acoustics, ventilation and overheating guide set for launch

07/01/2020 After almost two years of research, ANC, the Association of Noise Consultants, is launching its Acoustics Ventilation and Overheating (AVO) Residential Design Guide. Produced by the ANC’s AVO Group, the guide provides a resource for practitioners and designers to balance the interdependence of noise, ventilation, and overheating in the acoustic assessment of new residential […]


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 […]


BFM flies the flag for British furniture manufacturing with new brand design

18/11/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) is flying the flag for the sector with the launch of a strong new brand identity. The trade association has implemented a bold new look across the organisation, designed to take the BFM forward and ensure it remains at the heart of the British furniture industry for […]


Trade body advice to protect homes from flooding

18/11/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR National trade body the Property Care Association has drawn up a timely list of measures householders can take to protect their homes against flooding. With heavy rainfall being a dominant seasonal theme, the PCA says properties across the UK could be under threat again this winter. The association has drawn up […]


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 […]


Updated BFM service makes access to legal advice easier for members

10/10/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR The British Furniture Manufacturers has updated its legal advice service, offering members access to industry-leading support geared up to the specific needs of the sector. The BFM Commercial Legal Helpline has been revised to ensure the service offered remains of significance and value to members. Company law, commercial agency, contracts, consumer […]


Rich tones on the style radar this Autumn

10/10/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR Colour experts have singled out 12 show-stopping shades set to enrich homes across the UK this autumn. The season’s on-trend colour palette will include rich tones and neutrals with a twist. For householders planning to update their interiors, colour is key to creating a stylish new look. The Pantone Color Institute, […]