Has the Home Improvement Consumer changed post lockdown?

Steve Collinge, MD at Insight Retail Group, considers the question of consumer sentiment in the UK since...

Rebuilding Our Future

Hardware Association Ireland (HAI) began compiling our recommendations in March. It was clear at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic that our...

Russell Hobbs Launch Anniversary Kettle

Russell Hobbs has launched a special edition K65 anniversary model to celebrate 65 years of the world’s...

EU-OSHA Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2020/22

The EU-OSHA Healthy Workplaces Campaigns play a key role in raising awareness of occupational safety and health matters throughout Europe. The message...

Travis Perkins to cut 2,400 jobs and close 165 branches

Travis Perkins has announced plans to cut 2,500 jobs - around 9% of its workforce - because of the pandemic. The UK...

Concern at Level of Vehicle Related Injuries at Work

Vehicles continue to be the single biggest cause of deaths in Irish workplaces. On average, vehicles are involved in almost half of...

Irish Companies Urged to Continue to Prepare for Brexit

The HSA continues to urge all Irish companies to continue their preparations for Brexit and examine its impacts on their business. The...

Introducing HAI’s Vice President

Hardware Association Ireland (HAI) is delighted to announce that Michael O’Donohoe, Country Director of Wavin Ireland, has taken up the role of...

Supplies of timber to build new homes in danger of drying up

Housebuilding across Ireland could be undermined as backlogs in the State’s forestry licensing and appeals system risks potentially pushing the industry into...

Paul Candon appointed CEO at United Hardware

United Hardware Limited (UHL), has appointed Paul Candon as CEO of the Group to drive the growth...