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Wakemans Appointed on Multi Project Monitoring Role by Lloyds Bank

Posted on Oct 16, 2017

Wakemans Appointed on Multi Project Monitoring Role by Lloyds Bank

National property and construction consultancy Wakemans has been appointed by Lloyds Bank to act as Monitoring Surveyor on their behalf for 10 development projects around the West Midlands.

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Wakemans hands over £1.5 million Walsall Waterfront scheme

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

Wakemans hands over £1.5 million Walsall Waterfront scheme

Wakemans has completed work on phase two of the Walsall Waterfront development, which will introduce four new restaurants to the multi-million pound mixed leisure complex.

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How Safe is your Contractor?

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

How Safe is your Contractor?

Although the construction sector for SMEs grew yet again in Q2 (April-June 2017), concerns remain over the fate of smaller contractors, with accountancy firm Moore Stephens warning that 26 per cent of construction companies could fail.

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Positive Outlook for Construction

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

Positive Outlook for Construction

John Woodhall considers developers’ attitude to the construction industry’s prospects. The most recent Trade Survey by the Construction Products Association (CPA) revealed that, following another three months’ of growth, the construction industry has witnessed 17 successive quarters of growth.

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Credit Crunch – A Positive Impact on Housing?

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

Credit Crunch – A Positive Impact on Housing?

James Shelley takes a look at how the financial crisis continues to impact on the UK’s housing market – and not necessarily for the worst.

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Recruiting Trainees

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

Recruiting Trainees

How we create a skilled construction workforce for the future remains a conundrum, but it is incumbent upon the industry as a whole to make it happen. Regrettably, if people leave, they rarely return, and because buildings are now so complex and require specialised technical skills, those who opt to get back into construction are expected to retrain.

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In Brief – October 2017

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

In Brief – October 2017

Economy and market news round up
· New Housing Funding;
· New Brand Identity;
· House Price Growth Remains Static

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Wakemans Director Serves for Great Britain

Posted on Sep 27, 2017

Wakemans Director Serves for Great Britain

We’re delighted to announce that our Client Services Director, James Shelley, has been selected to represent Great Britain in a major European tennis tournament.

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Wakemans Unveils New Brand Identity

Posted on Aug 2, 2017

Wakemans Unveils New Brand Identity

Times change and Wakemans is changing with the times! – Following an in-depth review of its corporate identity, Wakemans has created an all new brand image to reflect future growth and the directors’ vision for the business. – All marketing and corporate communications, including the firm’s website and social media channels, will feature different fonts and a revised colour scheme, along with a new logo. – “As our business evolves, we felt the time was right to update our corporate image to ensure it is in keeping with...

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Welcome to New Senior Secretary

Posted on Jul 18, 2017

Welcome to New Senior Secretary

We’re delighted to bid a warm welcome to senior secretary Sue Walker, who joined the firm at the beginning of the month.

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