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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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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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We welcome new members to our growing Livery

Our Company continues to grow strongly with the admission of 11 new Freemen and four new Liverymen in 2018. The Livery now stands at 206 Liverymen and 28 Freemen. Joining is by invitation only.


Among the Read more…

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WCoBM Newsletter Autumn 2018

Our Autumn newsletter is out and can be downloaded here:  WCoBM Newsletter – Autumn  2018 spreads

In this issue the Master Brian Blanchard (currently Immediate Past Master) talks about the many highlights of his year including his fantastic Master’s Weekend Read more…

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Pippa Latham installed as new Master for WCoBM

The Installation ceremony of our new Master Pippa Latham is took place at Merchant Taylors’ Hall at the end of October 2018. The Hall is one of the ‘Great Twelve’ Livery Companies, being famously ‘at Read more…

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WCoBM helps young people design & build new community spaces

In the summer WCoBM and its members contributed generously and supported a significant project organised by Build Up – a charitable organisation that runs practical construction projects for young people aged 6-20 to design and Read more…

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Comment from the Master on ‘A’ Level results and encouraging careers in builders’ merchanting

This year ‘A’ Level students were awarded the highest proportion of As and A*s since 2012. Despite changes to toughen exams in England, 26.4% of entries achieved top grades. We congratulate all students on their Read more…

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The Master’s Weekend

A varied and fascinating weekend was arranged this year for the Master’s weekend, revealing the splendours of the North East. Beautiful sunshine and an England win in the World Cup was the icing on the Read more…

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