Learning to love construction

Posted by: Natalie Thomas
Categories: Construction, PR

Learning to love construction

In her second blog, Natalie, one of our PR Account Executives, writes about her first impressions of the construction industry. Does she #loveconstruction? Read on to find out… Read the rest of this article »

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Crossing ‘the divide’

Posted by: Natalie Thomas
Categories: PR

Crossing the divide

Two years after graduating from university with a Journalism Studies degree, Harris’ new PR Account Executive Natalie Thomas has moved on from the journalism profession and branched off into what a few hardened hacks call ‘the dark side’. Here, she writes about her transition to PR and her ambitions for the future. Read the rest of this article »

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Time to scrap Listed buildings?

Posted by: Guy Atkinson
Categories: Construction

Time to scrap Listed buildings?

In the past, Listed status endowed a cachet on a building that attracted purchasers and ensured a level of investment that would help preserve buildings for the future. However, the enthusiasm of various bodies to encourage Listing, often on inappropriate buildings combined with the inflexible approach by many planning departments, has resulted in Listing on commercial buildings now being seen as a curse to be avoided at all costs. Read the rest of this article »

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Government in a Pickles over extensions

Posted by: Jim Harris
Categories: Construction

Government in a Pickles over extensions

The Government has now confirmed the new rules regarding constructing extensions without the need for planning permission. Read the rest of this article »

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Short sighted pilot scheme excludes builders’ merchants

Posted by: Guy Atkinson
Categories: Construction

eye-testThe Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced a short sighted pilot scheme designed to enable small builders and tradesmen to get credit accounts up to £25,000 from B&Q, Screwfix and TradePoint – all members of the Kingfisher Group. Read the rest of this article »

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