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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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Funding help for construction projects

Funding asssistance Construction right on your doorstep So, you may be thinking, “Why does this matter to me?” Well, because the funding has been increased by £62B, including a £15b increase for the education sector. This matters to us because … Continue reading

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Sheffield Cathedral Regeneration

Sheffield Cathedral Regeneration Blog As visitors to Sheffield will know there is an  impressive Cathedral.  It is a Grade 1 Listed Building located in the centre of Sheffield and it is without doubt the most impressive building in the whole city. … Continue reading

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Brexit and the Construction Industry

How does Brexit affect the construction industry? Before the EU Referendum, the business of construction was a good industry to get into because of the excitement and they pay! Now that Britain have left the EU what does this mean … Continue reading

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Howells Patent Glazing collaborates with Pilkington United Kingdom Limited

Our West Midlands manufacturing firm, Howells Patent Glazing, are pleased to announce our collaboration with Pilkington United Kingdom Limited to offer their new solar control product, Pilkington Suncool™ One 60/40 to our customers! As the latest addition to the Pilkington … Continue reading

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Glazing UK; Howells Patent Glazing’s focus is on employees

Undertaking workplace NVQ’s are an important part of addressing the UK skills shortage, and it’s something that our Midlands based manufacturing firm, Howells Patent Glazing, have introduced to the entire workforce this year. Glazing UK; It’s more than just windows… … Continue reading

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