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So, just how has the US elections affected the UK

So, just how has the US elections affected the UK? Trumping over the UK economy by Tracey Jackson) The world has been very involved in the recent American election battle between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump, and two other candidates … Continue reading

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How to keep your conservatory cosy this Christmas; Howells Patent Glazing

Conservatories make great additions to most houses, giving extra room for entertaining, playing, or relaxing in, however they’re often expensive to build and poorly insulated – so making good use of them during the great British winter can be a … Continue reading

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The challenges of working on school buildings; Howells Patent Glazing

Here at Howells Patent Glazing, we’ve been in the manufacturing business for over 40 years and worked on many building and installation challenges over the years. We’ve decided to use our experience to take a closer look at what makes … Continue reading

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Structural Glazing

Structural glazing systems can provide striking store front appearances, giving architects and designers the opportunity to offer unique uninterrupted glass structures without any visible framing, giving retailers maximum visual potential. Frameless facades can be achieved by incorporating a combination of … Continue reading

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Lead Generation…It’s a Numbers Game

How do you find new leads in the construction industry? Is there a way to accurately source new projects that are relevant to your specialty with enough information to put you in with a chance of winning that contract? Many … Continue reading

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The effect of Brexit on the construction industry; Howells Patent Glazing

In the wake of Brexit, our Cradley Heath based manufacturing firm, Howells Patent Glazing, have seen a substantial increase in homeowners and local builders taking a hands-on approach to construction – cutting out the middleman. Our firm believes this as … Continue reading

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National Trust and English Heritage

Repairing and maintaining roofs are a costly business and more so when a large historic building is involved! Orangery at Montacute House The orangery at Montacute House, National Trust, has re-opened with a new roof and 2,380 glass panes all … Continue reading

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Working and Childcare – is it a mission impossible?

Major issues One of the major issues affecting working families during this time of the year is without a doubt the issue of childcare during the school shut down periods.  Where to go with them, how to find suitable child … Continue reading

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Can SME’s still win business; Howells Patent Glazing question procurement procedures

The government has set itself a target of spending £1 in every £3 with small businesses by 2020 but our Midlands manufacturing firm, Howells Patent Glazing, are questioning how feasible the ambitious procurement goal is. With The Education Funding Agency … Continue reading

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How to avoid having to be a psychic credit controller

How do credit controllers keep things running?  How do they control the risk to the company?     Companies ceasing trading With new government statics in for the first quarter of 2016 the trend for companies ceasing trading does not … Continue reading

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