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The trade show tide is changing

There was something missing at a recent trade show we attended. For the first time there was something slightly off kilter, a change in the tides. Maybe you noticed it too…….there was not a dollybird to be seen. Maybe that’s … Continue reading

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Is a Smaller Builder the Answer?

Is a Smaller Builder the Answer? For a long time smaller builder and businesses in the construction industry have felt somewhat overshadowed by the big main contractors who get awarded all the desirable jobs. But are the tides turning? With … Continue reading

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So what impact has the November 2017 budget had on our SME?

So what impact has the November 2017 budget had on our SME? Budget has seen many changes including UK growth our GDP downgraded from 1.8% to a safer tentative 1.4% Its not all disheartening news though, employees have several encouraging … Continue reading

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What’s on our Christmas Autumn Budget Wish List?

What’s on our Christmas (Autumn Budget) Wish List? With Chancellor Phillip Hammond due to release the Autumn budget on Wednesday 22 November 2017, we are waiting with fingers crossed to see if anything on our wish list comes true. As … Continue reading

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Made in Britain: how glazing specialists are beating the Brexit blues

  Our Midlands based glazing specialists firm, Howells Patent Glazing, have been a big name in the industry for over 40 years. Now, with the media awash with post-Brexit fears and expectations, we’re keen to show that the phrase ‘Made in … Continue reading

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High profile clients help Howells Patent Glazing aim for another record breaking year

  Howells Patent Glazing, our family run manufacturing firm with over 40 years’ experience, are on their way towards another record breaking year with the help of some very high profile contracts. Our already impressive list of prestigious projects include: … Continue reading

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Top tips for adding value to your home from our experts

With the costs involved in moving house endlessly increasing, and the stress involved in doing so being no secret, it is no surprise that so many people choose to extend or modify their homes rather than sell them. Our experts … Continue reading

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NVQ offerings for the workforce- is it worthwhile?

Everyone is talking about apprenticeships and NVQ’s at the moment, but how can that help you and your business to prosper?   We have looked at what they can do for your business, how you can access funding to lower … Continue reading

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How to get a job in construction; our top tips!

How to get a job in construction – the demand for skilled laborers with solid employability skills is becoming more prominent. We’re hoping to help more young people into the profession in a bid to plug the domestic skills shortage … Continue reading

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NVQ’s – We’re proud to offer training to all of our staff!

Our rapidly growing local manufacturing firm is continuing to invest in our workforce, and the future of manufacturing by offering NVQ training to all of our staff! Investing in NVQ training for staff has become an important part of Howells … Continue reading

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