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THE cycling season is in sight – and spring is already in full-flow! So, it’s the perfect time to get ready for a fresh start. Think detox, healthy eating, getting back into sport and a wind of change blowing through your home.
Quick-Step says it combined all of this at an exclusive core stability training session. Together with prof…
THE global fiberglass flooring market is expected to reach USD987m by 2025, according to a new report, Fiberglass Flooring Market Size and Trend Analysis and Segment Forecasts, 2014-2025.
The growing application in industrial, residential and commercial buildings owing to the longer lifespan of floors coupled with better aesthetics will drive growth over the upcoming years. Moreover, the rising demand for residential buildings considering population growth, increasing income levels, and favourable government initiatives will aid in the industry development.
Mick O’Flynn elaborates on the CFA’s close work with the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS)
OVER the past couple of years, the CFA has been developing a close working relationship with the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) to discuss how the NAS can support our members, particularly those who don’t benefit from CITB support or grants.
With significant changes to apprenticeships and related funding commencing in April 2017, it’s worth knowing we now have a dedicated relationship manager in the National Apprenticeship Service to help us bring the relevant information on apprenticeships to our members, and their advice is free.
The benefits of working with the NAS are that they keep u…
Gary Perry, director of Arcadia Flooring, has a clear and simple philosophy: you’re only as good as the people you work with
By CAROLINE HARDY
YOU’RE only as good as the people you work with says Gary Perry. It’s a belief he has carried with him through the years from when he left school at 16 and was taken on by a London-based company as a flooring apprentice.
Now a director at Arcadia Flooring, in Erith, Kent, Gary is also happy he took the decision to learn a trade.
‘I was simply looking for a start in the construction industry at the time, and was fortunate a flooring apprenticeship was available,’ he says.
‘In the past 15 years, technology has advanced significantly, and will conti…
This article summarises the requirements of the Construction Products Regulations and how it affects the floorcovering industry.
ARE floorcovering manufacturers and importers aware of the processes required before they can affix a CE mark to their products? Do distributors, designers and architects know what documentation they should see when purchasing floorcoverings?
The current European legislation relating to manufacturers, importers and distributors of construction products came into force on 1 July 2013, when the Construction Products Directive (CPD) was replaced.
Since that date all construction products must comply with the Construction Products Regulations (CPR (EU)…
Craig Pawson reveals the best tips on how best to restore uncovered wooden flooring
ACCORDING to the latest Lloyds Bank Homemover Review, the number of people moving home has fallen 4% – the first decline in five years.
Instead of moving, homeowners are now choosing to renovate their properties. A recent trend sees homeowners tearing up their dated and unwanted carpets to reveal the property’s original hardwood flooring. Here I’ll reveal the best tips on how best to restore uncovered wooden flooring.
Uncovered treasure With house prices increasing, more and more homeowners are choosing to renovate their current abodes. However, whilst the idea of unearthing the property’s original hardwo…
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