Federation of Master Builders (FMB)
Become a Master Builder to grow, improve and protect your business.
You’ve worked hard to master your building skills. Now let your clients see the proof, by becoming a member of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). The Master Builder badge is the sign of building quality. It identifies a professionally vetted, independently inspected Master Builder. Supported by TV advertising and major awareness campaigns, more homeowners than ever will be asking for a Master Builder.
By becoming a Master Builder not only will you be able to display the logo, to reassure clients your work is professionally vetted and inspected, you will also get access to a whole range of free discounted services.
Become a member today at www.fmb.org.uk/join or call 0330 333 7777
The Arnold Clark Group is Europe’s largest independent car retailer, with over 200 branches in the UK and an annual turnover of more than £3 billion.
The Arnold Clark Van Store offers a choice of manufacturers and bespoke payment plans.
See if there is a deal for you and your business at www.arnoldclark.com/van-store
Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental was launched in Glasgow in 1963 with just 12 cars. Now we have 35 branches across the UK, and offer expert vehicle hire to customers from all over the world.
Find out more about Van hire for your business at www.arnoldclarkrental.com/van-hire
National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers
The NICF furthers the interests of its members by promoting excellence in the fields of carpet, laminate, domestic sheet vinyl, timber and luxury vinyl tile fitting.
It offers its members and relevant industry organisations a range of benefits, products and services which will progressively enable a relevant, self-financing organisation to attract the majority of qualified, highly skilled carpet and floorlayers in the United Kingdom to its membership.
Find out more at www.nicfltd.org.uk
Skills Development Scotland
As the national skills body, Skills Development Scotland (SDS) supports the people and businesses of Scotland by delivering services that help them to achieve their ambitions.
With careers advisers in secondary schools and high street centres across the country, SDS staff are passionate about developing skills in the community and their contribution to a modern, innovative and prosperous Scottish economy.
SDS also supports and promotes work based learning and apprenticeships which offer young people the chance to get a job, get paid and get qualified.
More than 25,500 people start Modern Apprenticeships each year, with over 80 different types from financial services and healthcare to construction and IT.
SDS is supporting business and industry to meet Scottish Government targets to provide 30,000 new Modern Apprenticeship starts each year by 2020.
New Foundation Apprenticeships mean young people can also now start a Modern Apprenticeship at school while Graduate Level Apprenticeships provide employees with work based learning opportunities to degree level.
Find out more about apprenticeship opportunities at www.apprenticeships.scot where employers can also post vacancies for free.
SNIPEF is the Scottish & Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation. They are the principal trade association representing the interests of plumbing and heating businesses based in Scotland and Northern Ireland. SNIPEF operates the Plumbing Industry Licensing Scheme, the Approved Certifier of Construction Scheme and manages the Modern Apprenticeship in Plumbing in Scotland. They aim to ensure the highest standards across the plumbing and heating industry in Scotland and Northern Ireland and to assist their member firms in employing qualified, professional and highly skilled staff.
Wired Electrical Ltd are distributors of a comprehensive range of decorative, architectural and amenity lighting, cable, wiring accessories, control gear & replacement lamps.
To find out more pop over to Wired’s homepage – www.wiredltd.co.uk
BeSecure is an approved contractor, carrying out all aspects of electrical and security works throughout Scotland.
All types of electrical work carried out including, commercial/ industrial domestic, 3 phase, CCTV, shops, industrial units, data cabling, garages, CCTV, P.A Testing and Microwave testing, lighting to security systems, shop fits, wiring and fitting warehouses.
The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (or BiKBBI as we’re better known) is the UK’s first and only government sanctioned institute dedicated to kbb installation.
Launched in 2006, the BiKBBI is a not-for-profit registered organisation, sanctioned by The UK Secretary of State (6533488) to address the increasing number of consumer complaints received each year. In 2011-12, its reported that the industry received some £69m worth of complaints, which highlights the need for positive change.
Working with professional installers, retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of kitchen, bedroom & bathroom product, the BiKBBI will define, shape and introduce the UK’s first ever industry standards. Together with the accreditation of individual professional installers, it is the aim of the institute to help members stand out from thousands of installers who simply fail to meet criteria or those who are out to blatantly damage the reputation of professional tradesmen and to provide UK consumers with an informed choice.
Find out more on our website – http://www.ikbbi.org.uk/
Branding has never been more important; organisations need to consider how their culture is projected across a variety of platforms both on-line and via traditional marketing methods. The lines between marketing, design, digital marketing, online advertising and social networking are becoming increasingly blurred, businesses need to have a total communications strategy that encompasses all of their marketing activities.
fatBuzz has a blend of services that help organisations get their messages out to their target audiences in a variety of ways. Whether it’s via traditional print, direct mail, websites, social media, video, podcasting, html email or, a combination of them, we can help you to do it in a coordinated and controlled manner.
We believe experience counts in business; using our experience we can quickly understand your business and tailor solutions that encompass a broad range of our services that will exactly meet your needs.
But, don’t take our word for it, do a search for us or take a look at our Facebook page, you’ll soon get a feel for the type of company we are. After that, If you would like to have a coffee and a chat please drop us an email, or give us a call on 0141 427 0727.
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Scotland is well known worldwide for enjoying a good time, so it is only right to recognise the very best this country’s entertainment industry has to offer. The Entertainment Guide Awards will recognise a variety of categories including restaurants, nightclubs, visitor attractions and shopping destinations.
Voting is open to the public ensuring that these awards reflect Scotland’s favourite places to go to have a good time. The Entertainment Guide Awards is an event that will showcase the fantastic range and quality of Scotland’s entertainment industry. The evening will be one of celebration, reflecting the significant contribution that the entertainment industry makes to the lives of the Scottish population. The evening will begin with a sparkling drinks reception, followed by a sumptuous gourmet dinner, eclectic entertainment and speeches from respected dignitaries. It will also provide the perfect opportunity to establish and build long-standing business relationships for the future.
We have a number of exciting awards categories, whether you want to sponsor your own industry award or gain maximum exposure for your company within another section. We look forward to working with you to maximise the opportunity that the event will represent to your business.