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Cost of living crisis stops half of homeowners from undertaking home improvements

Research by property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, has revealed that the current cost of living crisis is stopping more than half of homeowners (52%) from hiring skilled professionals to carry out their required home improvements, with ...
23 September 2022 0 Comments

Kingfisher plc Half Year Results 2022

Highlights • H1 performance in line with expectations (total sales -2.8% in constant currency and LFL -4.1%)• Sales significantly ahead of pre-pandemic levels (3-year LFL sales +16.6%), supported by marketshare gains; Group Q2 sales trend ahead of ...
23 September 2022 0 Comments

Grow healthy together with LOFA and Perennial

LOFA is proud to announce its partnership with Perennial, a charity working to support and promote the health of those who work in horticulture. As part of this partnership, LOFA has pledged to donate £20,000 to help Perennial in their efforts. LOFA ...
22 September 2022 0 Comments

Alan celebrates 50 years’ long service at Squire

Dedicated factory worker Alan Powers has celebrated 50 years’ continuous service at Wolverhampton based security manufacturer Squire.Pictured: Alan Powers (left), who celebrates 50 years’ long service with CEO John Squire.Alan was 16 when he joined ...
20 September 2022 0 Comments

Wickes reports record first half year sales with further market share gains

Wickes achieved record sales in the first half of this year, benefitting from its value proposition and underpinned by its balanced business model, according to the Group’s latest trading update. Despite lower market volumes the DIY retailer ...
15 September 2022 0 Comments

Thames Path Ultra Challenge raises thousands to support home improvement industry

Rainy Day Trust CEO, Bryan Clover successfully completed a gruelling 100km non-stop hike last weekend to raise much-needed funds to help the charity continue to offer vital support to people within the home improvement, housewares and garden sector ...
14 September 2022 0 Comments

BHETA Recruits Sofia Sanchez to Its Member Services Team

BHETA has appointed Sofia Sanchez to its members services team. As member services co-ordinator, Sofia will be focussing on member relationships in terms of answering queries and providing information updates. She will also be responsible for ...
9 September 2022 0 Comments

Toupret announces all-new Joint, Skim & Fill range

Toupret, the professional’s choice for quality wall fillers, recognises that excellent results really matter, but so does the time it takes ...
2 September 2022
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