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Post-Brexit trade deal provides some hope for builders, says FMB

After years of uncertainty, the recent announcement of a UK-EU trade deal brings reassurance to the...

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Post-Brexit trade deal provides some hope for builders, says FMB

After years of uncertainty, the recent announcement of a UK-EU trade deal brings reassurance to the construction industry, but Britain’s...

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Repair and maintenance work is supporting recovery in the construction sector,

Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, said: β€œThe recovery in the construction sector is far from secured, as shown...

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Wickes launches installer apprenticeship to help close industry skills gap crisis

Wickes has launched a new apprenticeship scheme for installers at a time when many in the industry are forecasting a...

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News

The rise and fall of lockdown DIY: the key findings of Salience’s Tile Market Report

Recently, Salience Search Marketing Agency released their Tile Market Report to see how brands in this niche are looking in...

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Porcelain Superstore creates nine new jobs after recording 80% year-on-year growth

Online tile retailer Porcelain Superstore has announced an 80% growth in year-on-year revenue and looks set to hit sales of...

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Success for Ceramics: what’s next? webinar

The first Tecna Next webinar called Ceramics: what’s next? Visions and opportunities for the ceramics of the future was a...

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Mark Halstead on unpaid invoices

Companies across the UK are facing losses of £1.86bn from invoices going unpaid, despite the Government’s COVID-19 support measures. New data...

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Sean McPheat’s top online selling tips

Recently, we’ve been running a lot of webinars for sales teams who need to sell and to conduct meetings and...

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Tile Mountain ranked 53rd in Fast Track 100

Stoke-on-Trent based online tile retailer Tile Mountain has been ranked 53rd in the 2020 Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track...

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Features

The beauty of patterned wall and floor tiles

Katy Black, Marketing Director at Verona, explores our ongoing love affair with patterned wall and floor tiles in the home, and shares her predictions for how designs will evolve in 2021. Patterned tiles are a part of our history. Over the...

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Public sector procurement playbook

The Government has published new guidelines for public sector procurement that it hopes will save taxpayers money and simultaneously make construction companies more profitable.  The Construction Playbook sets down commercial best practice and describes reforms in how contracting authorities and...

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Infinite invitation to San Gimignano

Everything speaks of wellness at Poderi Arcangelo, Tuscany, where porcelain tiles from Caesar Ceramiche have been specified for the new infinity pool . TSJβ€ˆreports. Traditional and alluring, Tuscany is the jaw-dropping setting of Poderi Arcangelo, a farm-stay full of charm located...

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Portfolios

Verona release new statement tiles to bring new design potential to walls and floor

Designed to stimulate the senses, Lilypad is a new statement tile from Verona.  Made from high quality glazed porcelain, this...

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Japan’s culture of cuteness captured

Kawaii is an avant garde collection of white body tiles from leading French tile manufacturer Novoceram, designed to be used...

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Accurate and elegant interpretation of oak

Blustyle by Cotto d’Este has added a new Gold version to its Green Wood collection, billed as the most accurate...

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