LOCAL SOCIAL ENTERPRISES RECOGNISED AT PRESTIGIOUS ‘POWERFUL TOGETHER’ AWARDS

posted 21.10.2014

On the first Friday of October, over 200 guests gathered at Liverpool Town Hall for Social Enterprise Network?s Powerful Together Awards. The Awards celebrate social businesses who are leading the way in their fields, using innovative methods to improve the health, wealth and environment of the Liverpool City Region. Guests arrived at 7pm and were treated to a delicious menu of hot and cold tap...

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UK Construction Industry Enjoys 16th Consecutive Month of Growth

posted 05.09.2014

The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite construction materials shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests. The Markit/CIPS construction Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) surged to 64 in August from 62.4 in July, surprising economists who had forecast a fall. It is now the 16th consecutive month that the index have been higher than 50 which i...

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Should Charity Chief Executives work for free?

posted 26.03.2014

A recent poll of 1000 adults conducted by nfpSynergy, has revealed that charities need to be much more transparent when it comes to explaining why they pay salaries to staff. Almost a third of people think that charity Chief Executives should work for free, according to a survey by the sector research organisation nfpSynergy. The poll, which was carried out in November, asked respondents whether ...

Category: in the news, Third Sector

Building Material Giant Cemex Launches new Building Block

posted 25.03.2014

The material giant Cemex has launches a new concrete brick which is designed to be a smaller version of the aggregate block, called Readybricks. They have been designed as a spacer or coursing brick and for use where the brick is covered by plastering or rendering, such as in-fills above doors and windows. Cemex said the UK building industry have got behind the new size with sales of Readybricks ...

Category: in the news, industry, Paul Jones

Liverpool FC Anfield Stadium Development

posted 06.02.2014

Liverpool City Council have published their consultation document for the planned £260m regeneration of Anfield. After much debate about whether to construct a new stadium or to refurbish Anfield it was decided they would push ahead with refurbishment plans. I for one am glad they decided to keep this famous club at Anfield, although it wont be the largest stadium in the Premier League (PL) eve...

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