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Sally Thomas Has Been Appointed as the New Chief Executive

Sally Thomas Has Been Appointed as the New Chief Executive

Sally Thomas has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, or SFHA. Mary Taylor, the former Chief Executive of the Federation, has retired after seven years of working with the organisation. In this role, Sally will be leading the federation during a critical time for the Scottish housing market. It is an important time for the property market and housing sector all over the UK, including in Scotland, with the increase in housing…

BOSH Has Launched a New Training Course Dedicated to Improving the Health Conditions

BOSH Has Launched a New Training Course Dedicated to Improving the Health Conditions

The British Occupational Hygiene Society, or BOHS for short is known for being the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection. BOHS has launched a new training course that will be dedicated to improving the health conditions for those who work in the construction industry. The training programme has been created as a reaction to the high level of demand by the construction industry for a course that will specifically cover this area. The demand for more training in occupational health…

The Relay for Life Took Place on the 8th of July to Raise Money For Cancer Research UK

The Relay for Life Took Place on the 8th of July to Raise Money For Cancer Research UK

On the 8th of July, The Relay for Life took place in Stockport in order to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Among the teams of participants, looking to complete the challenge and to raise as much money as possible was Howarth Timber and Building Supplies. The team from the construction supplies company was led by team captain and Marketing Manager for Howarth, Neale Brewster.  Also a part of the eight person team that completed the 24 hour relay was…

Story Homes Has Made Two Senior Appointments

Story Homes Has Made Two Senior Appointments

Story Homes has made two new senior appointments. The award winning house builder have been expanding recently, working in Scotland, the North East and North West on residential projects. The company has made appointments from within the company for the Head of Customer Experience and Communications and the Quality Assurance Project Manager. The Award winning company has been awarded the Homes Builders Federation 5 Star Builders award for the fourth consecutive year and have also been awarded with the Gold…

Agreement Has Been Reached for the Development of the Cumbernauld Community Campus

Agreement Has Been Reached for the Development of the Cumbernauld Community Campus

An agreement has been reached for the development of the Cumbernauld Community Campus. On the 29th of June the £34.5 million development project on the existing site of Cumbernauld High School has been agreed on. The work is taking place on behalf of North Lanarkshire Council as a part of their partnership with Hub South West. Morrison Construction has been announced as the main contractor for the development and this will be the third school development that has been undertaken…

Versanta Presenting a Fundraising Event for CRASH

Versanta Presenting a Fundraising Event for CRASH

The global events and media company known as Versanta have is presenting a fundraising event for CRASH, the construction charity. The media company is appealing to those who work in the construction industry, especially those who are working in the Insulation industry to attend the Charity Golf day that is being held in order to raise money for the construction charity. CRASH work to offer support and advice as well as cash grants to homeless and hospice charities that are…

Pipeline Has Released Their Second Women Count Report

Pipeline Has Released Their Second Women Count Report

The Pipeline, an organisation created in 2012 in order to offer high quality Executive Leadership programmes that have been designed especially for women and their organisations has released their second Women Count Report. The Women Count 2017 report looks into the statistics around female appointment in the FTSE 350 companies. Looking specifically at Executive Committees and profit and loss roles. The results from this year research shows that there has been now change in the percentage of women on Executive…

InterContinental Hotel Group Announced the Signing of Hotel Indigo® London

InterContinental Hotel Group Announced the Signing of Hotel Indigo® London

InterContinental Hotels Group, or IHG, in known for being one of the leading hotel companies on the market around the world. IHG has released news that they have announced the signing of Hotel Indigo® London - One Leicester Square. The acquisition of this hotel in London is the first hotel that IHG has in Leicester Square. This new presence is great news for the company as Leicester Square is thought to be one of the busiest hubs in London. The…

UPVC Maintenance Supplies Hosted an Open Day

UPVC Maintenance Supplies Hosted an Open Day

UPVC Maintenance Supplies hosted an Open Day of the 7th of July in order to raise funds for the company’s two chosen charities which are the Leeds Rhino Foundation and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The Open Day was also hosted by the leading hardware supplier for window and door repairs in order to celebrate their the company’s silver anniversary. UPVC Maintenance has been operating for 25 years and the fundraising celebration for this momentous occasion was thought up by the…

Partnership Formed Between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield City Council

Partnership Formed Between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield City Council

A partnership has been formed between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield City Council in order to improve the appearance and safety of the University’s City Centre Campus. The partnership will lead to the construction of a pedestrian guardrail that will be supplied by Alpha Rail. The project to improve the city centre facilities on offer from Sheffield University in order to encourage more people in Sheffield to make the most of the cafes on offer as well as visiting…