According to recent figures from the Builders Merchant Federation (BMF) the consistent growth of the sector, seen in the last two years, is set to continue into 2019. So, whilst consumer spending on the high street continues to decline and big brands continue to disappear is the sector ‘bucking the retail trend’?

Most people who work in or around the construction industry are aware of the targets for creating new homes in the UK. Not since the 1960’s has the UK achieved its annual goal of 300,000 new properties required to meet the demand of an ever growing population; and this was achieved without the additional pressures […]

Are generalist builders merchants losing out to specialists?

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With UK unemployment at its lowest level in over 10 years and construction output and demand at its highest in years, companies within the building supplies sector are as busy as ever.

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Kellmann Recruitment is the new name in recruitment within the building supplies sector. It was formed early in 2017 by the two owners and directors; Mathew Dittmann and myself Tom Kelly.