Appointments

SALES MANAGER OPPORTUNITY WITH DESIGNWORKS TILES

Designworks Tiles is the dedicated B2B arm of Original Style, one of Britain’s largest tile manufacturers and distributors. We have an opportunity for a sales manager to work from our state-of-the-art design showroom in the heart of Clerkenwell, London, EC1. The successful candidate will be responsible for generating new business from the local area and maximising […]

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EUROPEAN HERITAGE GETS BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SOLUTION FROM KERRIDGE

European Heritage is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of high quality tiles. The company’s range includes slate, travertine and limestone tiles from all over the world and also specialises in durable stone-effect porcelain tiling. The company also sells wood flooring, wet room and under floor heating products. As a successful, growing business, the company needed to […]

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Featured, Projects

INSTARMAC HELPS CREATE MOSAIC MASTERPIECE

A community project headed by mosaic artist, Tracey Cartledge, has been completed using Instarmac adhesive and grout. Chorlton Central Church commissioned the striking external focal point to be designed by Tracey, who holds weekly mosaic classes at the church. Manchester-based tiler and Instarmac advocate, Andy Carroll, was asked to support the mosaic installation with his […]

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HOUSEBUILDING MARKET OUTPERFORMS WIDER CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

A common theme reported in recent months by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been the outperformance of private housing relative to other sectors such as commercial, industrial and repair and maintenance. In November, private housing output rose 0.5% to reach the highest level since 2010 and compared to a year earlier, output increased 12.5%. Activity […]

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BAL products specified for luxury Brimstone Spa complex in Cumbria

Featuring stunning tiling throughout in a demanding environment, including electric and water-fed underfloor heating systems, the new Brimstone Spa complex at the Langdale Estate Hotel in Cumbria oozes elegance and sophistication. The 990sq m development includes ten treatment rooms, seven thermal experiences including a Himalayan salt steam grotto, an outdoor sauna, and a heated relaxation infinity […]

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N&C ACQUIRES ASSETS OF A&M HEATH/TUBS AND TILES OF COVENTRY

Following a difficult trading period tile distributor A&M Heath and tile and bathroom retailer Tubs and Tiles entered administration in December 2016 and closed before Christmas. The business had been trading since 1966 as a tile distributor and over recent years the company has developed a large, award-winning showroom featuring bathrooms and tiles, which had developed a reputation as […]

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TOPPS ANNOUNCES ACCELERATED NEW STORE OPENING PROGRAMME AND £2M HEAD OFFICE REFURB

Topps Tiles is announcing an accelerated store opening programme to take the total number of UK stores from 350 to 450 by 2021. At the same time the company is investing £2m in a complete redesign and refurbish of its Leicestershire head office, transforming it into a state-of-the-art retail support centre. The refurbishment, which is due to […]

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TTA URGES ADHERENCE TO CAP GUIDANCE

The Tile Association is encouraging its members to be aware of the guidelines issued by the Committee on Advertising Practice (CAP) when considering pricing strategies. This applies particularly to the issue of defining Recommended Retail Prices (RRPs) when promoting discount sales campaigns. It is believed that certain companies within our sector are making claims such […]

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Training

‘FIND APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING’ TOOL NOW LIVE

The Skills Funding Agency has launched a new tool to help employers across England find apprenticeship training.  ‘Find Apprenticeship Training’ is now available on GOV.UK: https://findapprenticeshiptraining.sfa.bis.gov.uk/ It gives employers information about apprenticeships on offer at approved training organisations and includes information on more than 16,000 apprenticeships, as well as details about the training providers that […]

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