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Businesses Urged to Prepare for HS2 Supply Chain Opportunities

Businesses Urged to Prepare for HS2 Supply Chain Opportunities

Businesses in operation in the West Midlands have been urged to prepare for the opportunities that are being created with the HS2 development. The work on this high-speed rail mega-project will create a wide range of supply chain opportunities that companies will be able to make the most of, if they are ready. HS2 is considered to be the largest infrastructure project to take place in Europe and the size of such a project means that there is a need…

HRS Services Help to Install Christmas Lights at Sheffield Children's Hospital

HRS Services Help to Install Christmas Lights at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

HRS Services, the Inspection and Maintenance specialists have been working to make Christmas come early in Sheffield. The company donated their time and staff on the 18th of November in order to help out at Sheffield Children’s Hospital in order to attach this year’s festive lights to the outside of the hospital building. While this work was carried out, the staff from HRS donned a range of costumes, from festive to superhero in order to bring a smile to the…

Salix Homes Clean Up Initiative Moves 5 Tonnes of Rubbish

Salix Homes Clean Up Initiative Moves 5 Tonnes of Rubbish

Around five tonnes of rubbish has been cleaned away from the Salford streets thanks to residents and with the support of Salix Homes. The housing association based in Salford, Salix Homes has been supporting community clean-up operations taking place on the Whit Lane Estate in Charlestown as well as around Duchy Road. These operations helped to remove old furniture, dumped rubbish and fly tipped waste from the area. This mass clean will have clear health and environmental benefits, but also…

Passive Harmonic FiltersReleased by CP Automation

Passive Harmonic Filters Released by CP Automation

CP Automation have released a new range of harmonic filters. These new filters include the Revcon PHF-A and PHF-B, which have been proven to significantly reduce the level of distortion occurring in Variable Speed Drives, or VSDs. The supply, installation and repair specialists CP Automation has released this new range of products following tests to ensure that the reduction of harmonic noise interference has been proven. VSDs are known to emit harmonic noise. The sounds that are emitted pass back…

Autumn Budget and Impact on Housing

Autumn Budget and Impact on Housing

The Chancellor Philip Hammond read out the Autumn Budget in the House of Commons yesterday. As a part of this budget, the Government have announced a new package of financial support for housing worth £15.3 billion over the course of the next five years. This investment is expected to support the creation of housing, and will increase the overall investment into this area to at least £44 billion for the period. During the budget speech, the UK Chancellor of the…

Stonewater Acquires Funding for Affordable Homes

Stonewater Acquires Funding for Affordable Homes

Stonewater, the social housing provider has announced that they have managed to secure funding with Affordable Housing Finance plc. The funding of up to £50 million of 30-year will help the company to boost their financial capacity and build more low cost homes. The funding has been signed in two amounts, £25 million delivered on the 17th October and £25 million on the 16th November. The social housing provider will use this funding as a part of their plans to…

Barratt Homes Consistently Home Builders Federation Five Star Rated

Buying a home is a significant financial commitment, and usually thought to be the largest purchase that most people will ever make. It is then considered that those taking the plunge into the new waters of the housing market want to guarantee that their home is a quality investment. The Home Builders Federation launched their Star Rating Scheme in 2005 in order to help with the quality assurance aspect of buying a home. This Scheme is a well-known, proven and…

Third Generation of Parklane Group Launches UOWN

Third Generation of Parklane Group Launches UOWN

Parklane Group, the property company located in Leeds has launched UOWN, which is a crowdfunding platform that provides investors with access to their previously off-market portfolio of investment properties. Parklane Group was created 40 years ago and owns and operated more than 2,000 student and professional beds across the north of England. The company also provide aparthotel Roomzzz and the luxury student accommodation brand, Iconic.  The latest expansion by the company allows those that invest at least 6.4% returns from…

BLP Insurance Joins CCNH Consumer Code

BLP Insurance Joins CCNH Consumer Code

BLP Insurance, the specialist residential and commercial insurer has announced that they have joined the Consumer Code for New Homes, or the CCNH. This CCNH Code has been approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. The objective of the CCNH Code is closely connected to the BLP Code for the Sale of New Homes, which is upheld by BLP Insurance and was first launched in 2015. Both of these Codes have laid out mandatory standards to be followed during the…

LEEDS PROPERTY COMPANY PARKLANE GROUP EXPANDS INTO CROWDFUNDING WITH UOWN LAUNCH

LEEDS PROPERTY COMPANY PARKLANE GROUP EXPANDS INTO CROWDFUNDING WITH UOWN LAUNCH

Leeds-based property company Parklane Group has launched UOWN, a crowdfunding platform called which provides investors with access to its previously off-market portfolio of investment properties. Founded 40 years ago, Parklane Group owns and operates more than 2,000 student and professional beds in the north of England, as well as aparthotel Roomzzz and luxury student accommodation brand Iconinc. This latest innovation by the Group offers investors at least 6.4 per cent returns from rental income alone, plus a share of any…