Rob van Steen joins DKG Group’s team of directors

The DKG Group, the organisation behind successful brand Keller Kitchens, has made internal changes in line with the growth of the business, including expanding and strengthening the team of directors. Rob van Steen, previously Keller Kitchens’ Commercial Manager for the... View Article

Designer Contracts strengthens team

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring supplier, has announced a new, senior appointment to support its continued success. Lee Hassett joins the head office team as project executive with over 30 years’ experience in the flooring industry. With 11 years... View Article

One unforgettable day for Designer Contracts

Designer Contracts – the UK’s largest flooring contractor – has supported one of the country’s leading children’s charities, ChildLine, by sponsoring its services for one day. (3rd December 2018.) The leading counselling service charity, provided by the NSPCC, helps thousands... View Article

A skilled workforce needs employers

Judith Cummins, MP for Bradford South, has highlighted the need for a radical overhaul of our skills policy to help places like Bradford, one of the top 40 constituencies to be affected by automation in the coming years. Cummins identified that 15% of... View Article

Taylor Wimpey trading statement

Taylor Wimpey is issuing the following update on trading ahead of its full year results for the year ended 31 December 2018, which will be announced on 27 February 2019. Overview Pete Redfern, Chief Executive, commented: “I am pleased to... View Article

Building more social homes is a no brainer

Bringing together sixteen commissioners from across the political spectrum, Shelter have released a report titled, ‘A vision for social housing’, which analyses the state of social housing across the country. The report reinforces the message that the entire housing sector... View Article

Three million new social homes key to solving housing crisis

A landmark report by Shelter’s social housing commission published today calls for an ambitious 3.1 million new homes, extending the offer of social housing to many more people. After the Grenfell Tower fire, the charity brought together 16 independent commissioners... View Article

Offsite Solutions launches apprenticeship scheme

Offsite Solutions, the UK’s leading bathroom pod manufacturer, has launched an apprenticeship scheme to attract new talent into offsite manufacturing. Offsite Solutions is an important employer in the South West and recently won the Manufacturer of the Year Award at... View Article

Domus Ventilation appoints National Specification Sales Manager

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Leather as National Specification Sales Manager. Shane’s appointment to this post forms part of Domus Ventilation’s well structured strategy to return to the specification sector following the launch of a range... View Article

Sadiq accuses Government of ‘hypocrisy’ over opposition to new homes

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has accused ministers of being hypocrites after they appeared to cave in to lobbying efforts by blocking or threatening three housing schemes in the capital. In the space of a week, the Government has: Threatened to block the Mayor’s approval of the Newcombe House... View Article

Garador staff donate food to local food bank

In the run up to Christmas staff at the UK’s leading garage door manufacturer, Garador, have been collecting food parcels to donate to their local food bank. The Lord’s Larder, which is based in Yeovil, has been providing emergency food... View Article

Mayor of London comments on the Sutton Estate appeal

Commenting on the Sutton Estate appeal, which was determined on 17 December, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said: “I am very pleased the Secretary of State has listened to what I and many local campaigners have been calling for, and has blocked... View Article

Intratone appoints new UK country manager

Intratone, one of Europe’s leading access control specialists, has appointed David Bell as its new UK Country Manager to head up the sales team, enhance brand awareness working together with the marketing department, and oversee the opening of its UK... View Article