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22
Mar

Seasonal Inspiration for Your Home 

Seasonal Inspiration for Your Home
Wickes for Business has raised the bar by developing a series of seasonal hints and tips for its business clients to share with their customers. Five major clients have piloted the articles in 2016 with great success. The current version, 'Are you Spring Ready?' can be read or downloaded now on the link below. This useful and creative content is offered in a package with bespoke promotions f...
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13
Mar

Powering the Fight to Beat Dementia 

Powering the Fight to Beat Dementia
Wickes is proud to announce a new partnership with Alzheimer's Research UK, the country's leading dementia research charity. Many people think dementia is a natural part of ageing, but it's actually caused by many different brain diseases, of which Alzheimer's disease is the most common. There are currently no treatments that can stop or slow these devastating diseases. Since the launch of t...
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04
Mar

Managed Services and Wickes launch My Community Competition at TPAS conference 

Managed Services and Wickes launch My Community Competition at TPAS conference
Following the success of their first endeavour to support local communities, Travis Perkins' Managed Services Community Fund, in partnership with Wickes have launched their second competition to find a local initiative worthy of £5,000 investment, at TPAS' Engaging Communities Conference.The Conference was a 2-day event, packed with expert speakers, interactive workshops and networkin...
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07
Oct

How to be successful with Christmas rewards and benefits  

How to be successful with Christmas rewards and benefits
With Christmas party venues already taking bookings, the countdown to the festive season has begun! For employers, this also means it is time to start thinking about how to reward staff and thank them, also to motivate them to maximise results up to the end of the year. The key objective is to engage employees, to make them feel that contribution to the company is valued. Here are our nine t...
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19
Aug

Wickes provides tenants with valuable decorating tips at Tpas Conference  

Wickes provides tenants with valuable decorating tips 
at Tpas Conference
Wickes for Business hosted an engaging and informative painting and wallpapering skills demonstration followed by a lively Q&A session at this year's annual Tpas National Tenant Conference. Paul Thornewell, painting and decorating lecturer at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College led the session which drew a large and enthusiastic audience keen to acquire practical tips.Many d...
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07
Mar

Wickes partners with Inside Housing on Decorating Survey 

Wickes partners with Inside Housing on Decorating Survey
To mark the launch of the Wickes Decorating Card for social housing associations, Wickes for Business worked in association with Inside Housing magazine to carry out the first ever survey of housing association managers about social housing decorating policy and best practice.The results were fascinating and this infographic highlights just a few of the many revealing findings from th...
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22
Oct

Managed Services and Wickes award £5,000 to Friends of Westfield Farm in Dormanstown, Redcar 

Managed Services and Wickes award £5,000 to Friends of Westfield Farm in Dormanstown, Redcar
The Managed Services Community Fund, in partnership with Wickes, has donated £5000 of funding to the stand-out community project, following a competition at CIH Housing 2015.Managed Services, part of Travis Perkins plc, which provides maintenance materials and supply chain planning for public sector organisations, in partnership with Wickes, has awarded £5000 to Friends of Westfield F...
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20
Apr

Client News - B3 Living Takes a Bow at TPAS Awards 2015 

Client News - B3 Living Takes a Bow at TPAS Awards 2015
B3 Living, an independent social housing provider which owns and manages around 4,300 properties within Broxbourne, walked away with the coveted Excellence in Youth Award for its 'Take a Bow' project at the most recent TPAS (Tenant Participation Advisory Service) Awards. 'Take a Bow'...
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