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Thanks to its lateral thinking the P&A Group is on a fast growth trend. Sally Spencer reports.
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Timber in the mainstream
Bishop Edward King Chapel won top honours in this year’s Wood Awards – and there was plenty more that earned the judges’ praise. Keren Fallwell reports
KVH hopes rise
German builders have long appreciated the advantages of using KVH timber and now German sawmillers’ hopes are rising that they can crack the UK market. Stephen Powney reports
Oak leads the way
German hardwood sawmillers report steady demand for oak but more difficult markets for beech. Robin Meade reports
Use or lose increased AIA
The temporary increase in the Annual Investment Allowance presents an opportunity timber businesses should not miss, writes Neil Lloyd, Lombard Business & Commercial head of sales development.
Assets can be an answer
Asset finance can provide a key solution for unlocking funding for growth and development, says John Layzell, senior client manager, Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance.
Going for growth
Steve Gee, managing director of the manufacturing division at Close Brothers Asset Finance, explains how the Regional Growth Fund can help timber businesses maximise their potential.
Peer pressure grows on banks
The credit crunch has triggered growth in business finance alternatives to the mainstream banks, with peer-to-peer funding leading the way. Mike Jeffree reports.
Geared for growth
Timbmet has opted for a flexible banking package that will adapt and develop with the business. Mike Jeffree reports.
Big challenges, bold steps
The AHEC European Convention highlighted the range of initiatives under way to make maximum use of the abundant US hardwood resource. Mike Jeffree reports