The latest figures from the May Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveal a sharp rise in sales as lockdown restrictions ease and trades return to work.
Following a strong start to the year, Total Builders’ Merchants’ value sales to builders and contractors were down -1.2% in Q2 2019 against the same period last year, BMBI statistics show.
Total Builders Merchants value sales to builders and contractors in April 2019 were up 5.3% compared with the same period in 2018, according to the BMBI.
Following recent fire statistics from the Home Office, Bull Products is sharing four vital steps a business can take to protect itself from a fire.
Research by Screwfix suggests 57% of tradespeople struggle to find skilled labour, whilst 37% believe apprenticeships are not given enough respect.