Category Archives: General News

Celebrate Easter in UK – predicted to be hotter than Spain!

Easter is fast approaching Sunday April 16th 2017 followed by Easter Monday, and here at Howells we are all looking forward to our Easter celebrations. Apparently it is predicted to be hotter than Spain according to the Met office so … Continue reading

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Marking the Days in March

March has seen many developments, but it has been also a tale of two very diverse stories this month, with it containing a celebration and a very sad farewell. Colin Boyle was a long serving employee  of  9 years, who … Continue reading

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How the City of culture can help local business

The rail industry is working together to deliver over £50 billion in a Railway Upgrade Plan: the biggest programme of improvements in rail since the 19th Century.   Investment Investment is at its highest since the Victorian times and there … Continue reading

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Making Business New Year Resolutions

How to make business New year’s resolutions   New year’s resolutions are not just for personal needs, but also can be used for business.  Like with anything, failing to plan is planning to fail. Looking forward for 12 months can … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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