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Pension advice

Date: 05 June 2017
Author: HGodsiff

It may be some time away, but it’s worth considering your pension, sooner rather than later. And if you’re thinking about becoming self-employed or starting your own business with staff,…

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100 years of British Gypsum

Date: 30 May 2017
Author: HGodsiff

We’re proud to be an innovative company, which over the last 100 years has continually worked to introduce products and solutions that drive up standards and help those in the…

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Thistle Bonding 60 – what is it?

Date: 12 May 2017
Author: HGodsiff

Find out more about our Thistle Bonding 60, a repair and patch plaster. Gary Blackburn, Plaster Demonstrator, talks about the features of the product and compares it to Thistle BondingCoat…

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Selecting Corner Solutions

Date: 08 May 2017
Author: HGodsiff

Which corner solution should you use? Corners are notorious for being damage prone and can cause costly call-backs due to denting and cracking.    With these performance problems in mind,…

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Hanging out with Harrison – our WorldSkills hopeful

Date: 01 May 2017
Author: HGodsiff

The WorldSkills final in Abu Dhabi is the trade’s equivalent to the Olympics and it’s just been announced who will be representing the UK in the Plastering and Drywall Systems…

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Building Better Communities

Date: 17 April 2017
Author: HGodsiff

Jewson has announced the return of Building Better Communities for 2017, the competition where deserving causes and tradespeople that make a difference in their local areas can win a share…

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Competing to represent Team UK at WorldSkills

Date: 11 April 2017
Author: HGodsiff

During the 27 – 31st of March, Squad UK battled it out at Stockport College to see who would be selected to go forward as part of Team UK in…

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What to use to repair holes in the wall

Date: 07 April 2017
Author: HGodsiff

Once upon a time there was a hole in the wall… a familiar start to a story told by thousands of tradesmen involved with patching and repair work. The number…

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Plasterer Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standards

Date: 16 March 2017
Author: HGodsiff

The plastering industry is one of two construction sectors to receive government backing in applying new apprenticeship standards after ministers approved the Trailblazer model last week. British Gypsum has been…

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Catching up with Carley – last year’s winner of Jewson’s Young Tradesperson of the Year

Date: 09 March 2017
Author: HGodsiff

Starting a career in a trade is an exciting time, with lots of new skills to learn, people to meet and banter to be shared. For those of us in…

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