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Score big with Travis Perkins

To guarantee World Cup fever lasts throughout the entire 2014 tournament, timber and builder’s merchant Travis Perkins has launched its first Fantasy Football Game. From 12th June 2014 customers will be able to prove their football knowledge, demonstrate some managerial prowess, and more importantly be in with the chance of meeting the Barcelona team and […]

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Construction bringing more jobs and growth

Britain’s leading construction firms have joined a digital celebration of the hundreds of infrastructure projects creating jobs and growth across the country. From bridges to flood defences, firms sent dozens of pictures of the schemes bringing huge benefits to the economy, with signs declaring “We are #BuildingBritain”. The photos, featuring numerous hard hats and high […]

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A builder's breakdown

A poll of 500 builders diminished many of the stereotypes associated with UK builders – it shows the majority do not ‘wolf-whistle’ at passers-by and believe they are courteous and responsible drivers. Origin ran a  survey of 500 builders to find out about their day to day lives and how they manage their workloads. Take […]

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Grafton go green

The Grafton Group announced that it is the first building and plumbing merchant to be authorised to operate as a Green Deal provider. The Grafton Group was one of the pioneering companies to commit their support to the groundbreaking government initiative back in April of this year.  Its role has always been to support installers […]

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