Making the most of our set of circumstances

The path we are following in the UK as we tackle the impact of Covid-19 should come as no surprise to any business person who has kept themselves informed of the virus’s progression. The whole of the UK was lulled into a false sense of security as we eased out of lockdown. ‘Getting back to the new normal’ meant many different things to many More...

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By winactive On Friday, October 2nd, 2020
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It’s time to adopt a selfless attitude

However you dress up the latest round of COVID-19 restrictions, we are entering a new period of semi-lockdown. The difference is that the wider economy and the education system are being prioritised. For this More...

By winactive On Friday, September 18th, 2020
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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 More...

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...