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The Best Places to Invest in Property Right Now

The Best Places to Invest in Property Right Now

Investing in property has always been risky business, however, if done correctly, you can see returns on your property way above the figures you ever expected. The key is investing in low-cost properties in high demand areas, this cancels out most areas immediately...

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West Calder High School scoops Project of the Year award

West Calder High School scoops Project of the Year award

The multi-award winning West Calder High School was given the much coveted Project of the Year title at the Education Buildings Scotland Awards recently. The £32 million project to deliver a state-of-the-art learning facility in West Calder opened to pupils last year,...

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LIVERPOOL WATERS WELCOMES START-UPS TO PRINCES DOCK

LIVERPOOL WATERS WELCOMES START-UPS TO PRINCES DOCK

Liverpool Waters has welcomed two start-up business tenants to The Quay, Princes Dock, with professional services firm, Odin Consulting and financial services provider, Epic Finance, having recently moved into the city centre location. For Epic Finance, this move is a...

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UK CONSTRUCTION SECTOR R&D SPEND  REACHES RECORD £351MILLION

UK CONSTRUCTION SECTOR R&D SPEND REACHES RECORD £351MILLION

Manchester, 25 November 2019 – The UK construction industry has increased its R&D spending to a record high of £351m, the latest ONS data has revealed. The total amount spent on R&D by businesses in the construction sector rose 9.7% annually, analysis by...

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Builders Warehouse Gives Charities £20k Supplies Boost

Builders Warehouse Gives Charities £20k Supplies Boost

Charities and hospices across England and Wales have received almost £20,000 worth of food and supplies, thanks to a generous pre-Christmas giveaway by a leading builders merchant. All 67 branches of Selco Builders Warehouse surprised local good causes with food...

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The Most Successful Cities In The UK For Tradespeople

The Most Successful Cities In The UK For Tradespeople

Where in the UK is the best place to start a trade business? Confused.com clears up confusion with comparison of the survival rates of different trade businesses countrywide. Leicester named the best city for trades, with the top survival rate in the country....

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SJIB Celebrates 50 Years of Service to the Electrical Industry

SJIB Celebrates 50 Years of Service to the Electrical Industry

The Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) will celebrate its 50thanniversary at a gala banquet at Edinburgh Castle later this week. SJIB members and special guests will gather at the historic landmark on Thursday 21 November to mark five decades of achievement. The...

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TfL’s Brendan Gallagher recognised with an Honorary BEM

TfL’s Brendan Gallagher recognised with an Honorary BEM

Transport for London’s Brendan Gallagher has been recognised with an Honorary BEM for services to Young People. The Honorary British awards are given to foreign nationals, such as Brendan who originally comes from Sligo in Ireland, for their services. Brendan...

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Defibrillators fitted at all Selco branches

Defibrillators fitted at all Selco branches

A leading UK builders merchant has demonstrated its commitment to customer and staff welfare by installing dozens of new defibrillators across its entire business. All 67 branches, as well as the Support Centre in Wythall near Birmingham and the new Edmonton delivery...

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mac-group wins £12m intu Merry Hill modernisation project

mac-group wins £12m intu Merry Hill modernisation project

West Midlands-based construction company mac-group has won its biggest retail contract yet after securing a £12 million deal to modernise the façade at the intu Merry Hill in Brierley Hill. Works on the first phase started earlier this month where the contractor will...

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