Category: Business News

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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POWERDAY AND WATES SHORTLISTED FOR INDUSTRY AWARD

Powerday and Wates have been shortlisted for Lets Recycle Awards for Excellence 2011 under the ‘Waste Management Initiative in the Commercial and Public Sector’ category. The awards showcase innovation and success in recycling and waste management. Powerday and Wates have been shortlisted…

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POWERDAY TEAM CONTINUES TO GROW

Powerday’s team continues to grow with the appointment of John Batteson in a strategic business development role. John’s initial focus will be developing Powerday’s local authority business against the backdrop of local government austerity, increasing landfill tax and Powerday’s excellent recycling rates…

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POWERDAY SHORTLISTED FOR SUSTAIN AWARD

Powerday has been shortlisted this month for the Sustain Awards 2011 – Trade & Industry Award for Waste. The Award recognises successful application of waste and recycling technology on a commercial project. Powerday was shortlisted for its unique recycling services for the…

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