New President keen to modernise communication with members

AGM photo (640x359)Kevin Joynes, a Partner in the Commercial Property Team at Harrison Clark Rickerbys, has been elected President of the Worcestershire Law Society. He takes over from Nick Hughes, Senior Partner at Painters Solicitors in Kidderminster, who stood down at the Society’s AGM on 14 May. The Society, which was established in 1841 and is now in its 175th year, is one of the oldest in the Country. Continue reading

Debunking the PVCu myth

NordicPVC-u, aka uPVC or un-plasticised Polyvinyl Chloride, often has a stigma attached to it when used as a construction material.  This is mostly due to its use in double glazing, unimaginatively designed white frames, and produced in a highly competitive industry fronted by bizarrely dressed salesmen in over the top TV adverts. Continue reading

The Art of Modern Garden Living

NordicWhether you want to add value to your property to sell on or simply make the most of extra space, homeowners are becoming savvier when it comes to making house improvements. Nordic Garden Buildings, the UK’s leading supplier of beautiful UPVCu garden rooms, explains why consumers are embracing a ‘don’t move, improve’ philosophy and adding extra rooms in their gardens. Continue reading

Bringing the outdoors inside with Nordic Garden Buildings

NordicAs spring is in full bloom and we turn our attentions to the garden, there’s never been a better time to invest in some quality outdoor living. Whether you’re a GYO enthusiast wishing to create an ideal growing environment, or just seeking a peaceful retreat with the newspaper or perhaps just wanting more space to entertain, there are many inspirational options available to make your dream a reality.  As Europe’s leading manufacturer of freestanding PVC-u garden buildings, Nordic Garden Buildings (NGB) offers an overview of its extensive range of freestanding garden buildings – from greenhouses, pavilions and orangeries to summerhouses, canopies and pergodas. Continue reading

Catering Design Group confirmed as exclusive partners of Glee Food & Catering Zone 2015

GLEE-459Since 2012, the Food & Catering Zone at Glee, an i2i Event, has become a ‘must-see’ feature for those thinking of setting up a catering facility from scratch, or in need of ideas to reinvigorate an existing one. This year, to drive further content and catering inspiration, Catering Design Group (CDG) has come on board as exclusive partners of the Glee Food & Catering Zone. Continue reading

New office for G Plants sparks further expansion plans

Directors Warehouse

G Plants – one of the UK’s most innovative suppliers of quality seeds, bulbs, garden ornaments and giftware – has kicked started the 2015 season in style with the move into a 50,000sq ft facility. This new office space and warehousing not only features a stunning new showroom but will also sees G Plants significantly increase capacities and offer improved customer service levels to retailers. Continue reading

GIMA Innovators’ Seed Corn Fund 2014 winners follow-up A catch-up with SteadyPost, suppliers of the innovative FenceFins™

GLEE-126In 2014 GIMA launched an exciting new Innovators’ Seed Corn fund designed to encourage new businesses, designers and innovators to enter the market. The lucky winner of the £5,000 fund, as well as developmental and marketing support, was SteadyPost, suppliers of the innovative FenceFin™ – an easy-to-use alternative to spikes or concrete, usually employed to anchor wooden fence posts in the ground. Continue reading