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The Flooring Show 2014 is taking place over three days in September

Flooring Show 2014 features seminars, live demos and celebrity designers downloadweblink

The Flooring Show

Visitors to the 52nd annual Flooring Show will be able to attend a series of demos, seminars, competitions and installations from Sunday 21st to Tuesday 23rd September, when over 150 brands rom 14 countries exhibit their range of new and existing products.

MCRMA will be sponsoring an award in the roofing and cladding categories at the UK Roofing Awards

Roofing & cladding categories at UK Roofing Awards sponsored by MCRMA download

Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association

MCRMA will be sponsoring an award in the roofing and cladding categories at the UK Roofing Awards 2015 for the third year running, with the overall winners expected to be announced on Friday 16th May at the Hilton London Metropole.

Hush Mat 15 significantly reduces the transmission of airborne sound

Acoustic floor system with high mass levels reduces noise transmission download

Hush Acoustics

Hush Mat 15 offers installers a reliable acoustic floor system ideal for use over plaster and resiliently fixed plasterboard ceilings, ensuring compliance to all UK Building Regulations and significantly reducing impact sounds in properties.

Double points are up for grabs as part of REHAU's reward programme

Installation firms to gain double points upon purchasing REHAU products downloadweblink

REHAU

Installation companies buying REHAU’s pre-insulated district heating pipework will gain double points upon placing an order between now and 30th November, which can be redeemed via the website for prizes including work wear, tools, TVs and gadgets.

The merging of construction companies can improve capitalisation and efficiency

Merging of firms can maximise efficiency and profit if done correctly download

Eque2

EQUE2’s Wes Simmons outlines the benefits of merging two companies in order to maximise efficiency and capitalise on two complementary asset bases, examining recent deals with construction industry giants such as Taylor Wimpey.

Claims risk management is a crucial step to avoiding costly pay outs

Five top tips to managing potentially damaging construction claims risks download

Eque2

Wes Simmons of Eque2 examines why claims risk management is a crucial job for construction companies wanting to ensure long term success and profitability during a period when the industry still remains fragile.

Saint-Gobain PAM

Saint-Gobain PAM UK launches new range of cast iron shower drain kits downloadweblink

Saint-Gobain PAM UK

Adding to its range of VortX drainage products, Saint-Gobain PAM UK launch a range of complete cast iron shower drain kits. Supplied boxed, each kit features a VortX shower drain body, bottle trap and stainless steel grating, which is available in a standard finish, or can be polished to order.

Scaracen Interiors

Top AIS Award for Saracen Interiors refurbishment of Royalty House in Watford download

Saracen Interiors

Saracen Interiors wins an AIS (Association of Interior Specialists) gold award for its refurbishment of Royalty House, the old Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust  building in Watford that completed last year on behalf of Aspect Property Group. The high quality of the interior fit increased the value of the space at Royalty House and the efficiency of the building with a reduction in energy costs of up to 50 per cent.

C-Tec is exhibiting at Germany's Security Essen show in September

Fire alarms and power supplies showcasing at Security Essen Show download

C-TEC

Life safety equipment including fire alarm control panels, disabled refuge systems, power supplies and voice alarms will be exhibiting at Germany’s Security Essen show, which takes place from Tuesday 23rd September to Friday 26th September.

Aico will be giving away its upgraded Ei208 Battery CO Alarm in a competition for Gas Safety Week

Soon to be launched CO alarm up for grabs in Gas Safety Week competition download

Aico

Aico will be running a competition to win its newly upgraded Ei208 Battery CO Alarm as part of its involvement with Gas Safety Week, taking place from 15th to 21st September 2014 with the aim of raising awareness of the dangers of gas appliances.

Complete door security products support via Smartphone app from Abloy UK videoweblink

Abloy UKFri, 12 Sep 2014

Video demonstrates the new door security products Smartphone app from Abloy UK, available for iPhones, iPads and Android devices. The Abloy App offers support, product information plus GPS to direct users to nearest Abloy Premier Centre or stockist.

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Builders risk cashflow problems & higher tax as HMRC clamps down on accounting errors

Builders risk cashflow problems & higher tax as HMRC clamps down on accounting errors

SJD AccountancyFri, 19 Sep 2014

Claire Johnson, Managing Director of SJD Accountancy, assesses how a growing number of builders are at risk of cashflow problems, advising professionals on how to keep on top of taxes and avoid losing their gross payment status.

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Clos-o-Mat has installed its Changing Places toilet at a Liverpool theatre

Changing Places toilet gives disabled people better access to theatre download

Clos-o-Mat

Clos-o-Mat’s Changing Places toilet has been installed at Liverpool’s new Everyman Theatre in order for the venue to become an accessible place for disabled people and their families to attend.

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