Category: Business News

BARRATT HOMES RENEWS POWERDAY CONTRACT

Award winning housebuilder, Barratt Homes has renewed its contract with Powerday to manage all construction and demolition waste from sites in the Southern Region. Barratt Homes is one of the UK’s largest housing developers with 25 house building divisions across the country.…

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PREPARING FOR OUR SECOND SEASON

Preparations for season two of Powerday’s principal sponsorship of London Irish are well underway this summer. We wish Brian Smith, the coaching team and all the players the best of luck for a successful 2012/13 season.Training kicked off mid July with the…

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POWERDAY PRESENTS ON SITE WASTE MANAGEMENT PLANS

Earlier this week, Powerday helped to provide free Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) training to the construction sector at the East Malling Conference Centre in Kent.The training was part of the ZeroWISE Sustainable Construction Project coordinated by Remade South East and organised…

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CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW RECYCLES WITH POWERDAY FOR FOURTH YEAR RUNNING

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and Powerday increased the recycling at the Chelsea Flower Show for the fourth year running this year.The UK’s leading gardening charity takes recycling seriously at the world’s most famous flower show which attracts over 150,000 visitors during…

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FIT CLUB COMES TO POWERDAY!

A healthy and happy team is important to us at Powerday so we are keen to encourage staff to exercise and eat well. Which is why we were only too pleased to support the organisation of a weekly Fit Club that not…

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BUSINESS AS USUAL DURING OLYMPICS AND PARALYMPICS

Powerday will be operating business as usual throughout the Olympics and Paralympics this summer, continuing to deliver our first class skip service to clients.Simon Little, Marketing & Sales Director says: “We have taken steps to minimise any potential impacts on our clients…

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HMRC PROVIDES INTERIM GUIDANCE

HMRC published interim guidance on Wednesday in an attempt to clarify the correct rate of landfill tax for inert waste. There has been disarray in the waste industry since May when HMRC published a brief which suggested that there was a change…

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POWERDAY INVESTS IN NEW FLEET

Powerday has rolled out a new fleet of vehicles as part of their ongoing investment in the latest plant and machinery. Powerday is committed to delivering the highest levels of customer service, and the investment in a new fleet will support this…

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POWERDAY FEATURES ON CHANNEL FIVE’S SUPERSIZE GRIME

Powerday featured on this week’s episode of Supersize Grime, a Channel Five series that looks at the challenges in keeping the UK’s largest structures and facilities clean. This week, Supersize Grime visited Twickenham Stadium after the Calcutta Cup game (where England played…

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ARE YOU FEELING THE PINCH SINCE 1ST APRIL?

Although most of us were aware of the increase in landfill tax on 1st April of this year, only now is it beginning to hit home as the first waste management invoices since 1st April arrive in the post or email inbox.…

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BARRATT HOMES REAPS BENEFITS FROM ON-SITE SEGREGATION

One of the UK’s leading housing developers, Barratt Homes is finding its disciplined approach to on-site waste segregation is reaping financial as well as environmental benefits. Barratt Homes is part of the Barratt Group and has 35 house building divisions across the…

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POWERDAY CELEBRATES EXCELLENCE AT 2011 BUILDING AWARDS

Powerday sponsored the Major Contractor of the Year (over £300million) category at the 2011 Building Awards held last week and was pleased to present the award to one of its clients, Willmott Dixon. The evening was attended by over 1,300 people and…

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