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BMF launches video to support Covid-19
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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has produced a video info-graphic outlining the key elements of the practical advice provided in their Branch Operating Guidelines during Covid-19 document published last week. Like the full document, the video provides safe operating guidelines for builders’ merchants branch operations while Covid-19 restrictions continue.  The guidelines cover 5 key areas […]

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Baxi teams up with MENTalk
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Heating product manufacturer Baxi has announced a new partnership with MENTalk, an online community that encourages men to open up and support each other with mental health issues, to help raise awareness of personal wellbeing and provide support for plumbing and heating engineers. MENTalk was founded by three Expert Trades members, Stephen Blair, Lee Woodgate […]

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VELUX’s STUDIO Three-in-one roof window
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Roof window manufacturer VELUX® has launched its new STUDIO window, which is the first roof window to boast three sashes in one frame. The one-frame design features two VELUX centre-pivot roof windows on either side of a fixed unit to bring in even more daylight and offer a wider view. VELUX STUDIO is currently available […]

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Wolseley increases spares availability
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Plumbers merchant group Wolseley has increased the availability of heating spares to support installers as they complete essential repairs and maintenance during the Coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Professional Images/@ProfImages Since the beginning of the pandemic, Wolseley has seen demand for such products remain high. As a result, the company has made a stock of over 600,000 […]

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Border adds two to CounterAct clan
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Merchant software provider Border Merchant Systems has added two new users of its CounterAct system: Alliance Sanitary Products Ltd and Talbot Block Ltd. Designed as a tailor-made system for merchants, ranging from small family-run single sites, to large multi-branch companies, CounterAct is designed to be one of the most user friendly software systems available in […]

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BMJ Industry Awards: 2020 Finalists Revealed!
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The votes have been counted and verified for the BMJ Industry Awards 2020. The only awards programme in the merchant calendar that is voted for by the industry, the event is now in its third year. Sponsored by heavyweight industry names including: Brett Martin Building Products, Hanson Cement, Knauf Insulation, Lakes Showering Spaces, Marsh Industries, […]

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BMF P&H Spring Forum to be held on-line
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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) will be holding its first virtual Forum in May.  The Spring Plumbing & Heating Forum, which was due to be held at Installer2020, will now be delivered as part of InstallerFESTIVAL – a virtual industry gathering being organised by Installer from May 11-15, 2020. The digital event will replicate the […]

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