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BMF Trade Credit Scheme extended

The government has agreed to extend the Trade Credit Enterprise Finance Guarantee pilot scheme, which the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has made available to its members.


This means that each participating member can provide new credit facilities under the scheme until 31st March 2015, and these will remain in place for a further 12 months until 31 March 2016.

The scheme, which gives approved companies access to up to £50m of government-backed guarantees, allows BMF merchants to extend more credit to new and existing customers safe in the knowledge that it is largely underwritten by… + Read more

From design to completion with ITW Construction Products

ITW Construction Products and ITW Industry have announced that from September 2014 they will function as one combined business, operating under the name of ITW Construction Products.

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Plumbing and Heating Engineer Chris Teale from Barnet wins UK Worker of the Year 2014

Chris Teale, 34, a plumbing and heating engineer from Barnet, has been crowned UK Worker of the Year 2014 at the competition finale at Brands Hatch.

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TV Builder in the mix for BMF All Industry Conference

The Builders Merchants Federation has lined up TV builder, Tommy Walsh, to speak at the BMF All Industry Conference in Malta next June.

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Wirquin shortlisted for four Business Awards

Wirquin has been shortlisted four times in this year’s Doncaster Chamber Business Awards.

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Swish launches new website

With the launch of its new-look website, Swish Building Products has made browsing easier and more rewarding for its visitors, says the company. Using the latest in responsive design technology, is now fully optimised for mobile, tablet and desktop use.

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