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BHETA launches credit forum for DIY Suppliers

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is launching a new series of credit crisis forums tailored specifically to the needs of its DIY supplier members.
3 April 2020 0 Comments

Kingfisher provides £1 million worth of PPE equipment and funding for health services across Europe

Kingfisher is committed to supporting our communities and governments to manage the Covid-19 pandemic.
2 April 2020 0 Comments

Interest in decking surges during lockdown

Google searches for decking in the UK doubled in the week the nation was put on lockdown, according to new research from Composite Prime.
1 April 2020 0 Comments

New online tool for plants

With the EU plant passport directive which has been in place since 14 December 2019, the regulations on the labelling of plants intended for planting have been tightened.
1 April 2020 0 Comments

Concerns over horticultural industry during pandemic

A major part of the UK’s gardening industry worth £1.4 billion, which includes hundreds of family businesses up and down the country, could be destroyed following the UK coronavirus shutdown, claims the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA).
31 March 2020 0 Comments

Positive registration figures for Christmasworld 2021

Despite coronavirus and the emergency situation worldwide, by now more than 670 exhibitors have decided to attend Christmasworld in Frankfurt am Main from 29 January to 2 February 2021.
31 March 2020 0 Comments

Millennials struggling with DIY in lockdown

MyJobQuote looked at Google Trends over the last seven days to find out which search terms have increased the most.
31 March 2020 0 Comments

Knockout Mould & Mildew Cleaner from Barrettine

Knockout Mould & Mildew Cleaner from Barrettine is a ready to use surface biocide for the control of organic growths with a cleaning action ...
27 March 2020
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