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WCoBM Newsletter Spring 2019

Promoting our industry in the City

The latest newsletter is now available. In this issue our Master Pippa Latham reflects on her first eight months, and highlights WCoBM’s growing prominence in the City and in the Read more…

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BMF relaunches industry recruitment website

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) recently launched Building Materials Careers, a new, improved website to encourage more people to join the building materials sector by highlighting the wide range of careers available both in merchant Read more…

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#BuildACareerWithoutLimits blog – It’s all about attitude!

In October 2018, Pippa Latham was installed as the Master of Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants (WCoBM) for the ensuing year. Only the second female to become Master of WCoBM, BMN talks to Pippa about Read more…

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March 2019 Livery Briefing

The latest briefing on topics discussed at the Livery Committee meeting, plus an update on annual events of interest to Liverymen.

March 2019 Livery Briefing

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City & Awards and Luncheon 2019
Grocers Hall, London
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WCoBM recognises industry achievements at City & Awards luncheon

We hosted our annual City & Awards luncheon this year at Grocers’ Hall in London. Nearly 150 members and guests came together to celebrate the achievements of individuals in the industry and within organisations the Read more…

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#BuildACareerWithoutLimits blog – Encouraging training, education & apprenticeships!

The career options in our industry are limitless, but many don’t know what is possible or how it could benefit their long-term careers. Equally, others already working in our sector may be keen to progress Read more…

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#BuildACareerWithoutLimits blog – Building a Lifelong Career

This next blog post in WCoBM’s #BuildACareerWithoutLimits campaign focuses on how the building materials sector can offer young people a lifelong, worthwhile and enjoyable career, and talks to Liveryman Edward Naylor of Naylor Industries about Read more…

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#BuildACareerWithoutLimits blog – Careers in merchanting: Lawsons

In the second of a series of articles for Builders’ Merchants News we focus on Lawsons’ approach towards recruiting, retaining, and developing its people.

Careers in merchanting: Lawsons

As we enter 2019, the skills shortage is still Read more…

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New Events Calendar 2019 – OUT NOW!

For 2019 the Master has organised a number of exciting social events for Liverymen, Freemen and Guests. The events cover a broad range of interests so there is something for everyone!

Highlights include a Day at Read more…

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#BuildACareerWithoutLimits blog

In the first of a series of articles for Builders’ Merchants News, Immediate Past Master Brian Blanchard explains why WCoBM launched ‘Build A Career Without Limits’ – a campaign for companies to use for recruiting Read more…

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