10 remarkable facts about paper

Paper doesn’t usually get a lot of attention. And when it does, it’s often to lament its apparent demise in the onslaught of iPhones, Kindles, and email. Ye...

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The wonderful world of trees: our top 10...

It probably comes as no surprise that we here at Alsford Timber are passionate about wood. Strong, beautiful and sustainable, there’s a lot to recommend it. B...

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Keeping workers and customers safe – e...

Who is responsible for health and safety at work? Employers and employees all have a responsibility for ensuring health and safety at work. ...

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Top 10 tips on keeping your van secure

As a small business, your van and its contents are essential to your livelihood. While the best way to protect your tools is to empty your van at the end of eve...

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Why young people should consider constru...

The UK construction industry is facing a skills ‘time bomb’, with 20% of the workforce set to retire in the next 5-10 years. As a result, recruiting and ret...

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