Our heads are spinning..

Heads have been spinning across the industry over the last few weeks. The growing mountain of decisions and dilemmas components suppliers, fabricators and installers are facing is unprecedented. Business owners are juggling on a daily basis all the ingredients of their organisations as they grabble with the challenges of returning to opening the More...

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By winactive On Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Returning to a new business landscape

‘What we can be certain of is that those companies that constantly ‘stress test’ their businesses will have a better chance of survival’ As the business landscape returns to some form of More...

By winactive On Friday, June 19th, 2020
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Building back better

Many business leaders believe the key theme of the coming months will be how to ‘build back better.’ Returning to work after a lockdown enables many businesses to re-set and almost start from a blank More...

By winactive On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Play by the rules and we have a future

As estate agents and show homes receive the green light to open for business, our own industry has now received clarification installers can now return to work in people’s homes. The coronavirus may be with us More...

By winactive On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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Plumber illustrates the sentiment felt by growing numbers of tradesmen

Appearing on Channel 4 News, plumber Ryan Price illustrated the sentiment felt by growing numbers of tradesmen across the UK. The economics of returning to work are now becoming increasingly important for both More...

By winactive On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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Ready and waiting for normality

As with all periods of uncertainty, recessions and downturns, onething we have learnt is that when demand returns we need to beready and waiting, believes Windows Active editor John Cowie These are unprecedented More...

By winactive On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Investing in the conservatory sector…

News that Ultraframe has acquired from the administrators of Aperture Trading Ltd certain of the assets relating to Global, Celsius and Stratus roofing products is an extremely positive move by the company. For More...

By winactive On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Lack of firm specific guidance for companies in our sector

As some businesses in our sector return to work and many more consider opening their doors, there is a lack of firm specific guidance for companies in our sector. I have seen some industry bodies implying we More...

By winactive On Friday, April 24th, 2020
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Listen to the experts during these times

As the world gets to grips with coronavirus, you can guarantee we are entering unprecedented times. Realists amongst us will look at the trajectories in fellow European countries and know what is coming down More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
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Putting safe operating procedures in place

Fabricators up and down the country are contemplating strategies for opening for business again. Some have already opened in some capacity while others are focusing on a return date of the 11th of May. What is More...