General Building

EasyBuild UK supports County Contractors with their innovative software

EasyBuild software

County Contractors is a leading refurbishment specialist, specialising in large scale, high profile projects for over 40 years. The Somerset-based commercial refurbishment company had an ageing, existing finance system that was already painfully unstable and unreliable. In order for Country Contractors to continue running a profitable business and meet new visions the company knew they needed new efficient tools. Once …

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Do You Need Planning Permission or Are Your Permitted Development Rights Enough?

Planning permission

We’re looking at planning permission for extensions. Maybe you’re building a conservatory or converting your garage or in my case, building an extension that’s so small I thought I’d be able to build it without that planning permission UK application under what they call ‘permitted development rights’ but I was wrong. Permitted Development Rights were introduced to make it easier …

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Tradespeople ready to fix lockdown DIY disasters

Dickies DIY fixes

According to a survey by global workwear brand Dickies, over the coming months, nearly three-quarters of tradespeople expect to be fixing botched DIY jobs carried out by people at home during the lockdown imposed in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. The poll, carried out through Dickies Workwear’s Twitter feed, revealed that 72.9% of respondents anticipated spending some of their time …

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