Incidences of van break-ins and tool theft are rising. Tool theft alone has rocketed by over 30 per cent during the last year, with the Yorkshire and Midlands regions being prime targets. And our customers’ vans also carry other ‘precious cargo’....
Keeping our vans safe
Winter considerations in a merchant's yard
Cold weather can create health and safety problems on site, so it’s best to nip them in the bud before they start or eliminate them when they do. Here are some common ‘cold weather problems’ and their solutions.
What have the Romans ever done for us?
We all had a good laugh when John Cleese indignantly asked “What have the Romans ever done for us?” in Monty Python’s Life of Brian, but it might surprise you to hear that – in addition to sanitation, roads and aqueducts – the Romans quite literally...
Cementing reasons for choice - how to choose your cement supplier
Cement is a basic building material for most building projects – but there’s nothing simple about the choice available.
Loyalty - what it means to us and our customers
You only have to look at the aftermath of British Airways’ recent IT disaster to see what happens when you lose the confidence of your customers. “We’ll never fly with BA again” was a familiar cry from passengers.
From fashion accessory to Valentine's gift - cement unwrapped
The next time you take delivery of your order of Breedon Cement, take a moment to ask yourself how much you really know about what’s in the bag…
In The News: Builders’ Merchants News and Inside Construction – From Hairdresser to Cement Big Wig
Elizabeth Richardson, Sales and Customer Experience Manager at Breedon Cement, shares the secrets behind her growth in the construction industry and what builders’ merchants can do to increase their customer loyalty and sales, on Builders’ Merchants...