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CFJ/CFA AWARDS TO TAKE PLACE VIA VIDEO ON 11 SEPTEMBER

Owing to the coronavirus crisis, the CFJ/CFA Awards has been postponed and ...

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CFJ/CFA AWARDS 2020: Finalists announced in several categories

THE finalists for several categories in the 2020 CFJ/CFA Awards have been ...

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Engage with our Social Media post to win £123* worth of Snickers workwear!

From 5 June, CFJ will be running a competition across all its social media platforms, which includes; Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and Instagram. By engaging with any of these social posts, you’ll be in with a ...

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Installation of the month

No more waiting around

DONNELLY Watson Flooring, based in Ipswich, opted for fast-track subfloor preparation products from F Ball & Co to create what it describes as a smooth, hardwearing base for the receipt of vinyl floorcoverings as part of a canteen refurbishment at ...

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Training

Self-taught installers ‘can learn a thing or two at the Academy’

THE Academy for Excellence in Flooring sees many self-taught flooring installers through its doors all with reportedly one thing in common, a desire to improve their skills in the installation of wood, laminate and LVT floors.

The Academy’s courses are designed to help installers work smarter and faster and teach everything from accurate cutting of stairs to replacing individual boards once the installation is complete. Boosting confidence and ...

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Contractor profiles

Flooring the trade with positivity

CFJ profiles Shane Moore, owner of Dover-based SM Flooring Solutions, By ADAM BERNSTEIN.

IT’s not often that an individual says that they genuinely love their work, but Shane Moore, owner of Dover-based SM Flooring Solutions, is someone who seems particularly contented. And three years into running his own business, he’s clearly a man on a mission – one that’s backed by his family.

From little acorns…
Like most, Shane wasn’t handed a business...

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Point of view

HOW TO TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS!

How you can transform your business simply by grabbing your reader’s attention.

IN my September article I said you should be sending more marketing emails because it’s one of the most cost-effective transformative methods of marketing available to you. So, it’s time to cover the process in a bit more detail.

Key to the success of marketing and advertising is knowing your audience and what they’re interested in. But, without a compelling sales...

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Help and advice

Coronavirus: furloughed workers and what it means for business

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is designed to help businesses that would otherwise be forced to lay off staff in the face of the unprecedented disruption caused by Covid-19, says Tina.

THE Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is designed to help businesses that would otherwise be forced to lay off staff in the face of the unprecedented disruption caused by Covid-19.

All businesses with a PAYE scheme in place on 28 February 2020, regardless...

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