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Notion of ‘blue jobs’ dying off, finds survey

Posted 29th March |
Kitchens and Bathrooms

More than 50% of women aged 18-50 are confident tackling DIY tasks around the home, said Yale

Acres Consultancy hires new business recruitment consultant

Posted 29th March |
Movers and Shakers

Aidan Cowell was formerly responsible for training and recruitment at logistics and vehicle hire business Optimal Holdings

Hoover names chef Simon Rimmer as brand ambassador

Posted 29th March |
Kitchens

Rimmer will showcase Hoover’s built-in product portfolio and front a new campaign on social media

Travis Perkins CEO steps down after five years

Posted 29th March |
Kitchens and Bathrooms

John Carter, pictured left, will be succeeded by Nick Roberts, right, who is currently the CEO of Atkins

PJH launches new consumer brochure

Posted 29th March |
Bathrooms

The spring/summer edition of the Bathrooms to Love brochure is out on the 1st April

Egger UK welcomes energy minister to Hexham site

Posted 29th March |
Materials

The visit followed ‘concerns raised by the industry about the increasing demand for the UK annual wood basket’

Certain plumbing fittings being ‘unlawfully installed’ in homes

Posted 28th March |
Kitchens and Bathrooms

Homeowners must inform their water company when installing large baths and some types of bidets, WRAS said

kbbEDIT: Events

Posted 28th March |
kbbEDIT

Your weekly list of the top events taking place in the KBB industry next week – don’t miss out!

Caesarstone UK appoints two to sales team

Posted 28th March |
Movers and Shakers

Hazel Blake, pictured left, and Holly Barns, right, will cover the South East and Scotland, respectively

Maxtop Quartz undergoes ‘significant’ rebrand

Posted 28th March |
Materials

The company has invested in new a new website, video content, product design and manufacturing process

IDS unveils compact countertop display for Tuscan surfaces

Posted 28th March |
Materials

The company called the display a ‘proven sales generator for kitchen showrooms’

CIPHE plumbers recognised on World Plumbing Day

Posted 28th March |
Kitchens and Bathrooms

Jamie David Cousins and Lucy Mawer received Master Plumber certificates at an event held earlier this month

Whirlpool fridge-freezer takes home iF Design Award

Posted 27th March |
Kitchens

This year the awards – now in its 66th year – saw 6,400 entries from 50 countries

Brits ‘lack plumbing skills’ to deal with water damage

Posted 27th March |
Kitchens and Bathrooms

One in 10 homeowners have dealt with a ‘major incident’ where water caused extensive damage to their home

BiKBBI welcomes Jon Thelwell to advisory board

Posted 27th March |
Movers and Shakers

Thelwell has previously served as MD of Crestwood, showroom director at Jewson and marketing head at Moores


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